Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

President to pay a state visit to the Vatican

The Cyprus problem, bilateral cooperation and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean will be among the issues to be discussed during a state visit to be made by President Nicos Anastasiades to the Vatican on Monday and Tuesday.

President Anastasiades, accompanied by the First Lady, will hold a two-day visit to the Holy See, where he is scheduled to meet Pope Francis on Monday.

Anastasiades will also meet the Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and the Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.

During his visit, Anastasiades will attend a state dinner to be attended by the Prime Minister and other Vatican officials as well as the members of the Cypriot delegation.

Anastasides will also be accompanied by Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou and Giorgos Poullides, the Cypriot Ambassador to the Holy See.

After concluding his visit to the Vatican, President Anastasiades will depart for Zagreb, Croatia, to attend the European People’s Party Congress.


Related posts

Trouble in Olivewood: officials defend movie incentive scheme

Evie Andreou

Big November haul for customs

Peter Michael

Moves to drag UN into municipal merger dispute

Nick Theodoulou

Official lighting of Nicosia Christmas tree

Gina Agapiou

Wrongful arrest of Omonia fans ‘unfortunate’

Peter Michael

Energy ministry says special subsidies for RES abolished in 2015

Evie Andreou