February 15, 2011
Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou said Greece was committed to privatizing services to comply with terms of its international bailout.
Greece received a $148 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union in May. The terms include an agreement to sell $67 billion in state assets, the EUobserver reported Monday
An assessment team from the IMF and the EU recently criticized Greece for its slow efforts to turn services over to private concerns.