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New Greek president to visit on Monday

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou Visits The Island Of Kastellorizo
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the Island of Kastellorizo, Greece, September 13

The president of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou begins a two-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday, her first official visit abroad since assuming her duties in March.

Sakellaropoulou will meet with President Nicos Anastasiades, House president, the archbishop and party leaders.

At 1050am she will have a tete-a-tete meeting with Anastasiades and later he will bestow on her the Grand Collar of the Order of Makarios III.
Later Sakellaropoulou will meet with Archbishop Chrysostomos followed by a meeting with House president Demetris Syllouris and the leaders of the political parties. She will also address a special plenary of the House.
At night she will attend an official dinner hosted at the presidential palace.

On Tuesday her agenda includes a visit to the site containing the graves of Greek Cypriots hung by the British during the anti-colonial struggle in the mid 50s, Makedonitissa Tomb, and ELDYK army camp in Malounda.

 

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