Mitsotakis, the son of the late conservative prime minister Constantine Mitsotakis, chose to be accompanied only his wife Mareva Grabowski and their three children – Sophia, Konstantinos, and Daphne.
The PM is arguing that only SYRIZA can ensure growth combined with a strong social welfare net, which he claims New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mistotakis will dismantle.
New Democracy says the appointments in a pre-electoral period are unconstitutional.
Sources in the Prime Minister’s office said that the government is now gearing towards the 7 July date because the nationwide Panelladikes university entrance exams will not have finished by the end of June.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said that if Tsipras is defeated in the 26 May European Parliament election “he should go to Zappeion Hall and announce his resignation and declare that elections will be held in four weeks”.
The government’s games with the constitutional revision undermined every effort to reach a parliamentary consensus