Aristotle Peloni announced the reduction of VAT by 30% on the five islands that host immigrant structures, during today’s information.
The government spokeswoman said that at yesterday’s Eurogroup meeting, the 10th Enhanced Surveillance Report for Greece was evaluated positively and there was a decision to disburse the fifth package of Greek debt relief measures, amounting to 748 million euros.
“The immediate and effective response of the government to address the pandemic and its economic impact has been recognized. Despite the adverse conditions, the implementation of important reforms and structural changes was welcomed. The Eurogroup discussed, after agreeing with the institutions, the government’s proposal for the permanent reduction of VAT. on the islands of Chios, Leros, Samos, Kos and Lesvos, as long as asylum seeker structures operate on them. Thus, next week a regulation will be legislated which will provide a reduction of 30% of VAT rates. for these islands as long as these structures remain in operation, “he said.