The President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis, is going to Dubai today, accompanied by a multi-member delegation, on a visit, which is expected to contribute to the deepening of the relations between Cyprus with the United Arab Emirates.
During the visit, bilateral consultations between Cyprus and the UAE will take place, while on February 24 a Business Forum will be held in the presence of the President of the Republic, who will be one of the speakers. In addition, at the Cyprus Pavilion, in the context of the EXPO exhibition in Dubai, President Anastasiadis will attend and greet the event for the national day of Cyprus, which will take place at the main building Al Wasl.
President Anastasiadis will be accompanied, among others, by the Ministers of Finance, Defense, Energy, Transport, Agriculture, the Undersecretaries of Innovation, Shipping, Tourism, the Undersecretary to the President and the Deputy Government Spokesperson. The delegation will also include businessmen.
Bilateral consultations and meetings with UAE government officials will be held both at the level of leaders and at the level of Ministers of the Republic with their counterparts.
The President of the Republic is expected to brief the UAE side on the latest developments in the Cyprus issue and on the issue of Varosia, on the Confidence Building Measures submitted by the Greek Cypriot side and the efforts it is making to restart the negotiation process. as well as what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is noted that the UAE is a Non-Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council.
The World Expo is the largest exhibition in the world. It opened its gates on October 1, 2021 and will be completed on March 31, 2022.
The participation of Cyprus is coordinated by the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, in cooperation with the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (Invest Cyprus).
The exhibition, which focuses on “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, aims to establish a global platform for agreements and international cooperation, and is expected to attract around 25 million visitors, with participants from 192 countries. Visitors to the Cypriot pavilion are welcomed by a hologram of the goddess Aphrodite, traveling them on the historical course of the island.
The aim of Cyprus' participation in the EXPO exhibition is to increase the country's recognition and the presentation of business and investment opportunities she offers. During the exhibition, Ministers participate in various events that take place with specialized events.
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