Greece-OECD discuss promoting meritocracy in government

ANA-MPA —  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke on the phone with the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, on Monday, on the sidelines of the UN’s general assembly in New York, his office said.

According to the press announcement, Gurria stated that he remains available for any help the Greek government might need on promoting reforms which will ensure meritocracy in public administration and address the organized market practices.

He also expressed his readiness to provide support for the reform efforts of the Greek government, which form the subject of dialogue with the European Commission.

The prime minister’s office also said that Tsipras had a short meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro before the start of the UN’s general assembly, during which Castro said he follows developments in Greece closely and invited the Greek leader to visit Cuba.