Greek Finance Minister Filippos Sahinidis believed that May 6 is the most likely date for the country's parliamentary elections.

Speaking on state NET television station Sunday, Sahinidis said that the government's legislative work will be sealed next week.

Moreover, Sahinidis signaled that the determination of the election date is an advantage for PM Lucas Papademos and supporting parties.

A Greek newspaper also reported today that the government recently dismissed speculation that the election might be postponed.

Wednesday would be a safe prediction, government spokesman Pantelis Kapsis said Monday, backing plans to hold a a snap poll in the first week of May.