Greece gets new Finance Minister ‘Yannis Stournaras’
- Greece Prime Minister Antonis Samaras declared Greek economist Yannis Stournaras as the country’s new Finance Minister. He took the place of Vassilis Rapanos who had submitted resignation due to health reasons.
- Stournaras, 55, is a cherished laissez-faire pro-reform economist who served as Development and Shipping Minister in the custodian government that led Greece to the 2nd round of national elections after the first inconclusive poll.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Antonis • Government of Greece • Greek government-debt crisis • Laissez-faire • Ministry of Finance • Political ideologies • Politics • Rapanos • Samaras • Vassilis Rapanos • Yannis • Yannis Stournaras