Prime minister George Papandreou conferred on Wednesday with Bank of Greece (BoG) governor George Provopoulos.
Greeting the central bank chief on arrival at the premier's office in Parliament, Papandreou welcomed the recently-announced merger deal between  the Athens-listed Eurobank and Alpha Bank, the country's second and third largest banking institutions respectively, as "very positive".
Provopoulos agreed with the premier's sentiment, and opined that the development portends more changes that will improve the image and position of Greece's credit system.