President Nicos Anastasiades, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides and Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou will on Tuesday address the World Conference of Cypriots of the Diaspora organised by the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots (Pomak) and International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (Pseka).
The Conference of the Youth of the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots (Nepomak) will follow on Wednesday.
According to an announcement this year’s conference will, for the first time, be held via videoconference due to Covid-19 pandemic.
In the run-up to the conference Fotiou reiterated his appreciation for and admiration of the expatriates in the promotion of Cyprus’ national issues. He emphasized their importance for Cyprus and pointed out that they are the country’s best ambassadors abroad.
During the conference, the permanent secretary of the energy ministry of Energy Stelios Chimonas in addition to the ministers will address delegates about their areas of competence.
During the Nepomak Conference, the youth of the diaspora will be briefed about Anastasiades’ initiative on climate change, while a discussion on Missing Persons, foreign policy issues and the Cyprus issue will follow.