The so-called task force for Greece, created at the initiative of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou aiming at the better utilisation of EU funds so that they can contribute to the creation of growth, as well as the provision of know-how by the Commission and the member-states to Athens, is entering accelerated rates.
On Thursday morning, the prime minister's adviser and the person responsible on the Greek side for the task force, George Glynos will be starting two-day consultations with its head, Horst Reichenbach, in Brussels.
In the framework of these consultations, the two officials will also have discussions with the offices of the jointly responsible Commissioners, as well as with the representatives of the EU's member-states, at the level of Permanent Representatives (COREPER).
Next week, Reichenbach will be visiting Greece and in the framework of his visit he will meet, accompanied by Glynos, the ministers whose portfolios are linked to growth and the Community Support Framework.