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Greece Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks

Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks

The Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, chaired by the Minister Mr. Christos Spirtzis and the Deputy Minister Mrs. Marina Chrisoveloni mainly focuses on planning and implementing national policy and creating the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition. It is responsible for ensuring the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications, as well as for promoting the Information Society thereby contributing to the country economic development and to the improvement of its citizen’s quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry responsibility. It focuses on  planning and developing sustainable and innovative transport systems by promoting and managing research and structural programs and projects in the transport sector; developing  national strategy proposals in the transport sector;  monitoring and continuous information on the European and international developments in the above areas, at both technological and institutional level and active participation in related actions as well as operational transportation planning (railways, urban transport, airports).