Greek President arrives today in Cyprus for an official visit

Greek President arrives today in Cyprus for an official visit

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos arrives in Cyprus on Monday morning on a two-day official visit, his first since assuming his duties.

Pavlopoulos, who will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and other diplomats, will be welcomed at Larnaca airport by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides.

An official welcoming ceremony will take place at the Presidential Palace.

He will then have a tete-à- tete meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades followed by consultations between the delegations of the two countries and statements to the press.

According to his schedule, President Pavlopoulos will also meet Archbishop Chrysostomos II and House of Representatives President Yiannakis Omirou.

In the afternnon he will address the plenary of the House of Representatives and will also have meetings with parliamentary political parties.

In the evening, the Greek President will attend a formal dinner hosted by President Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace.

On Tuesday, Pavlopoulos will visit the “Green Line” dividing the capital Nicosia in two, the northern Turkish occupied part and the government controlled area. He will be accompanied by Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis.

Before departing, he will visit the Greek contingent camp in Malounda, based in Cyprus in line with the provisions of the 1960 Constitution which established the Republic of Cyprus.