ATHENS — Education Minister Niki Kerameus highlighted the contribution of Greece’s private sector in the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to helping set up distance learning during lockdown, in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) released on Monday.

“The private sector contributed to the ministry’s efforts, proving in practice the important contribution of corporate social responsibility, especially during crises,” she said.

According to Kerameus, the private sector contributed “decisively and in multiple ways,” providing free services and equipment. Among them, mobile phone providers that gave free internet access with no data charges (zero rating) to the ministry’s digital platforms for distance learning, or private donors that supplied tablets and laptops to Greek schools around the country. Thirdly, a private company provided

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