The Ministry of Development and Investment is considering new measures to support catering companies related to the seasonal nature of their operation, said the Deputy Minister of Development and Investment, Nikos Papathanasis, in an interview this morning on ANT1 television station.
Mr.. Papathanasis noted that a new funding program through the NSRF will be announced soon, which will cover the costs for the "extension" of the operation of outdoor areas and indicatively mentioned the glass curtains, pergolas and heating means. Asked about their help 534 to employees who are on contract suspension, the deputy minister said that "there are a few cases that have not been given 534 euros to beneficiaries. We are facing this and the money will be given to those who deserve it ".
The deputy minister stressed that "there will be no horizontal lockdown, "There will be local lockdowns," he added: "Any measures that have been announced, these apply. The stores are not going to close completely, nor in areas located at level 4 ".
Mr.. Papathanasis, answering a question about the beneficiaries of the repayable advance, noted that there is an algorithm that manages the money and that there is no human intervention for the amount of money received by each company.