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Greece Aims to Restart Road Projects to Create 30,000 Jobs

September 08, 2012

Greek Development Minister Konstantinos Hatzidakis said reviving plans to construct four major roadways will create 30,000 jobs immediately, a key part of plans to boost growth.

The country faces a critical six weeks until European Union leaders meet in October and must by then show it’s serious about changing the business environment, Hatzidakis said in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, according to a transcript of his speech emailed from his office in Athens today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Maria Petrakis in Athens at mpetrakis@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Foxwell at sfoxwell@bloomberg.net


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