Cyprus: Anastasiades heads to Athens to celebrate 200th anniversary of Greek War of Independence

Cyprus: Anastasiades heads to Athens to celebrate 200th anniversary of Greek War of Independence

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will travel to Athens to attend the festive events organized by the Hellenic Republic, on the occasion of the completion of 200 years since the Greek Revolution of 1821.

Anastasiades will also represent the Republic of Cyprus in the military parade that will take place on March 25 in Athens, and will be welcomed by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Miss Katerina Sakellaropoulou. In the context of the celebrations, he will also have contacts with the country’s political leadership and with foreign officials.

Specifically, on Wednesday, March 24, at 11.45 in the morning (local time), President Anastasiades will have a private meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Mansion, with whom he will then make statements to the media.

Afterwards, the Cypriot President will have a meeting at the Presidential Palace with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

On Wednesday afternoon at 17:15 pm, the President of the Republic will have a bilateral meeting with the new Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin who will also attend the commemorations in Athens at the invitation of the Greek Government.

Later in the day, the President of the Republic, accompanied by his wife Andri Anastasiades, will participate in an exhibition at the National Gallery of works related to the 1821 Revolution.

President Anastasiades will then attend an official dinner hosted by the President of the Hellenic Republic at the Presidential Palace in honor of the leaders of the states invited to participate in the festivities, during which the President of the Republic will address a greeting.

On March 25, at 10 a.m., President Anastasiades will attend the military parade that will take place in Syntagma Square. Immediately after the parade, both the President and the Prime Minister of Greece, as well as the invited heads of state, including President Anastasiades, will proceed to brief statements. /ibna