Gov’t: All transactions should be digital

Gov’t: All transactions should be digital

Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis has stressed that the government’s goal is for all transactions between the state and members of the public and businesses to be done digitally. 

“Our goal is clear: We want all interactions between citizens and businesses and the state to be digital by the end of the next four years,” he told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Saturday on the occasion of the completion of three years of’s operation. 

Pierrakakis also referred to the great progress made so far in this field. 

“The tripling of digital services – from 501 to over 1,500 – has produced almost a hundredfold increase in digital transactions with the public sector. And just this exponential growth from 8.8 million digital transactions in 2018 to 772 million in 2022 translates into more than 100 queues saved each year by an average citizen,” he noted. 

“Through the experience we have gained and by using all the tools we have developed in our first four years, we are convinced that this goal is fully achievable. After all, the great response of citizens to each new digital service we implement is the greatest motivation for us to continue digitally, improving every aspect of their daily lives,” he added. started its operation with 501 services and has reached 1,514. Citizens can now find the public service they want easily and quickly without any effort.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.