The former negotiator for the Cyprus issue, Mr. Andreas Mavrogiannis, after his retirement on 1/8/2021, received his pension as a former diplomat and the state paid him an amount of around € 1,500 per month, which was the salary for the his services as a negotiator. The same happens with the advisor of the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Costas Kadis. The former director of the Department of Forests, Mr. Takis Tsintidis, was hired as an advisor to Mr. Kadis with an annual salary of approximately € 15,000 as the pension he receives from the State was taken into account. Similarly in the case of the advisor of the former Minister of Education Mr. Costas Hambiaouris. Mr. George Skalias, who retired from the position of high school principal in a public school, received for his services as a ministerial advisor the symbolic amount of € 250 per month.
The above three cases are his exceptions rule, because, under current law, retired government and elected officials receive at the same time the full salary and allowances resulting from the public office they hold. There are cases of officials receiving a salary and two pensions. released daily from 05:00 in the morning.