The President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace, the President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer.
After the meeting, Mr Hoyer told reporters, inter alia, that he had a very good exchange of views with the President of the Republic.
He added that the collaboration between the Bank and the Cyprus government is excellent, noting that he is in Cyprus to sign a contract concerning a very important research activity.
Mr Hoyer pointed out that EIB is also interested in the fields of research and technology, adding that “this is a very good day for our bank, but first of all for Cyprus.”
Asked about the state of the economy of Cyprus, Mr Hoyer said that “Cyprus, from the point of view of an EU institution, is a success story and I really have to pay tribute to the Cypriots who have contributed to that.”/IBNA