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The President of the Republic of Cyprus Pays an Official Visit to Georgia

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Pays an Official Visit to Georgia

Nikos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, will pay his first official visit to Georgia on April 17-18. He will be accompanied by First Lady Andri Anastasiades and an official delegation.
The Presidents of Georgia and Cyprus will hold one-on-one talks, as well as expanded talks with their respective delegations, before issuing joint statements to the press and participating in the signature ceremony of official documents.
President Anastasiades will also meet with Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Chairman of the Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze.
Both President Anastasiades and First Lady Andri Anastasiades will be meeting with Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II.
As part of the official visit, a Cyprus-Georgia Business Forum will be held with the participation of both Presidents and with representatives of the private sector.
Lasha Zhvania, Head of the Presidential Administration of Georgia, has called the visit a historic one, as it will be the first instance of a Cypriot head of state paying an official visit to Georgia.
“Talks will be focused on the coordination of activities with international organizations.
“Georgia has territorial integrity problems and we need the firm support of Cyprus both in the European Union and the United Nations,” said Lasha Zhvania.
The reception ceremony for President Nikos Anastasiades and his state delegation will be held tomorrow at the State Palace of Ceremonies.
Meeting the Cypriot delegation at the Shota Rustaveli International Airport of Tbilisi were:
  • Giorgi Kobulia, Minister of the Economy and Sustainable Development;
  • Vakhtang Makharoblishvili, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Revaz Lominadze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus;
  • Lasha Zhvania, Head of the Presidential Administration.
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The official delegation from Cyprus includes:
  • Nikos Christodoulides, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus;
  • Prodromos Prodromou, Spokesman of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus;
  • Kyriacos Kenevezos, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to Georgia;
  • Helena Mina, Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Cyprus;
  • Pantelis Pantelides, Representative of the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Cyprus;
  • Neophytos Constantinou and George Stavrinou, Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus.