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World conference of overseas Cypriots continues in Limassol on Wednesday

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The world conference of overseas Cypriots continues its work on Wednesday, in Limassol, with addresses by Greek officials.

The conference, held by the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots (Pomak), the International Coordinating Committee “Justice for Cyprus” (Pseka) and the Youth of the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots (Nepomak), officially opened on Tuesday evening in Nicosia.

During the conference Greek Deputy Minister of Education and Religious Affairs, Zetta Makri is expected to deliver an address on Greek schools of Diaspora.

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides will brief delegates on the latest developments to do with hydrocarbons and the country’s energy policy and Foreign Affairs Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will inform them about foreign policy issues. Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou is set to outline the national strategy for Cypriots of Diaspora.

Oversees Cypriots will be further briefed by Evgenios Evgeniou, head of Invest Cyprus, the national investment promotion agency, on matters to do with attracting investments to the country.

Committee on Missing Persons Greek Cypriot member Leonidas Pantelides will inform them on the progress by the Committee so far, while Greek Cypriot negotiator Menelaos Menelaou will brief them about the latest developments as regards the Cyprus problem and the fenced off part of Turkish occupied Famagusta, known as Varosha.

Among other things, a presentation of the online platform of Cypriot diaspora in cooperation with the deputy minister of research, Innovation and digital policy and a briefing on consular matters will also take place.

The conference will conclude on Friday.

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