While they are mostly dependant on Turkish side of the Aegean coast for several reasons .
Mayor also stated that Greek's have all ready given up on the island . He claims that Georgios Papandreu (one of the old Greek presidents ) have even offered Meis island for some things in Cyprus . There are evidence supporting these claims in US Archive's .
Mayor of the island Pavlos Panigiris has established ties with the mayor of Kas when the first mayor was voted for .These ties were not only economical but also cultural and friendly .
Panigiris claims that Turkish side has solved the issues of the island many of them including economical , medical and such.
Meis Island mayor even threatened to gain independence and return to Drachma due to Atina's indifference to Islands well being .