Greek finance minister asks privatisation agency chief to resign

ATHENS Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:06am EDT

ATHENS Aug 18 (Reuters) - Greek finance minister Yannis Stournaras has asked the chairman of Greece's privatisation agency, Stelios Stavridis, to resign, the ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Proto Thema newspaper reported on Saturday that Stavridis had travelled on a private airplane belonging to the businessman who bought gambling firm OPAP from the state in May.