Greek finmin says restarting privatisation programme

April 9, 2015 1:01 PM

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PARIS, April 9 (Reuters) - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Thursday that the government was committed to avoiding going into a primary deficit again and that it was restarting its privatisation programme.

"We are restarting the privatisation process as a programme making rational use of existing public assets," said Varoufakis, speaking in Paris. "What we are saying is the Greek state does not have the capacity to develop public assets."

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