New recruitment within the public sector is expected by the end of the year, said Minister of Administrative Reconstruction, Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, in an interview with ERT.

In particular, 9,040 posts will be available on the basis of the “one recruitment for one retirement rule”, notably in the fields of education, health and the provision of services to citizens.

Mrs. Xenogiannakopoulou said that in 2009 there were 692,907 civil servants in Greece, in 2014 they were reduced to 576,856, while in August 2018 they were 566,511.

At the same time, the Minister of Administrative Reconstruction announced that the new changes in the public sector will include the establishment of a public administration observatory, as well as the upgrading of ASEP.