The Finance Minister Christos Staikouras along with the Shipping and Island Policy Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis requested from Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) to start the relevant actions, while conduct and analyze the evaluation surveys for each of the above-mentioned ports.

Moreover, the two Ministers expressed the government's political will for the Fund to proceed with the selection of an advisor to launch international tenders.

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In a recent statement, the ministries highlighted that after this procedure, each port will further become a pole of local develop with several benefits in terms of attracting investments, creating new job positions and raising commerce on a regional level.

Concluding, through the increase of the international trade via Greek ports, Greece will be also benefited economically, with higher public revenue, and also geostrategically.