Until the end of the year
Bill aplopoiisistou licensing environment and the series winding perennial backlog relating to environmental permits and land use, It will be submitted by the end of the year in the House,……. stated Environment and Energy Minister Costis HatzidakisAs after a meeting with the administration of the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises. He noted the need for tourism that respects the environment for the benefit of the companies themselves.
"Under the policy for sustainable development must be adopted soon measures facilitating our country have high level tourism. Which means tourism that respects the environment ", specifically stressed Mr.. Hatzidakis and added: "There ekkremmotites many years concerning whether environmental permits, or land uses. We agreed with SETE to deal quickly, without delays. I believe that by the end of the year on a bill the Ministry of Environment and Energy, which will involve simplifying the licensing environment and liquidation of a number of such issues come from the past, we deal in a comprehensive manner a number of issues plaguing the business community tourism for many years. Of course, away from the atrocities of the past, away from excesses because anyway SETE realizes fully that everything is ignoring the environment, damages and their own job ".
From his side President of SETE Yanis Retsos stated: "We need to move on to maturity, ie to better manage our destinations. To do their best and friendlier for residents and visitors and create conditions of new development supply for tourism.
In this context it should be very close cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Energy. There are many issues from the past that must be solved. We need to change attitudes and adopting new practices now to create better conditions for sustained and sustainable development. Which means investment in environmental protection and creating a better and highest quality product ".