23 May, 2007
Interior, Public Administration and Decentralisation Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday briefed Parliament’s Overseas Hellenism Committee.
“By the end of the tenure of the New Democracy government, the bill will be tabled for the exercise of the electoral right, during the Greek parliamentary elections, to the Greeks who live and serve abroad,” he said.
At the same time, he clarified that it concerns an executive law of the Constitution, which must be voted by the majority of two-thirds of the deputies, while the exercise of the electoral right will be valid in the parliamentary elections which will be held after January 1, 2011.
Source: Macedonian Press Agency