By Michalis Michael
With the established military parade in Nicosia, events marking the 59th anniversary of the proclamation of Cypriot independence culminate.
President Anastasiades and the political leadership will greet the parade that begins at 11:00 at Chatziiosif Avenue in Strovolos. The Greek Government is represented by the Minister of National Defence, Nikos Panagiotopoulos. This year, for the first time, a representative of the Serbian government, namely Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin, is attending the parade.
At the end of the parade, at 12 and a half, the President will hold a reception at the Presidential Palace for members of the Diplomatic Corps.
On the occasion of the anniversary parties and organizations issued announcements reinforcing their commitment to strive for the reunification of Cyprus and the achievement of a functional solution./ibna