Financial assistance to the persons affected by the recent wildfires
26/07/2018 - Press Releases
On Thursday 26 July 2018, the General Council of the Bank of Greece convened an extraordinary meeting in special composition at the request of its Chairman, Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras. The General Council expressed its deep sorrow for the loss of life and for the economic and environmental devastation caused by the recent wildfires, and decided to contribute an amount of €5 million on behalf of the Bank of Greece towards reconstruction works and financial assistance to the victims.
The said amount shall be deposited in an account opened by the Ministry of Finance with the Bank of Greece (ΙΒΑΝ: GR4601000230000002341195169) for assistance to persons affected by the wildfires of 23 and 24 July 2018 in various areas of Greece.