The first official meeting of the new cabinet was held today with Prime Minister Tsipras giving the signal for the government’s next move with labor rights and tax relief.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Mr. Yiannis Dragasakis said that the 2019 budget will not contain pension cuts but measures to relieve the weak social strata.

For her part, in an interview with the House of Representatives, Social Solidarity Minister Ms Theano Photiou stressed that after the discharge to some extent of the weight of the memoranda as well as their knowledge and experience the government would be able to implement measures for the weak, fighting  poverty and re-establishing the welfare state.