Talks for a Cyprus-Egypt bilateral cooperation agreements

Talks for a Cyprus-Egypt bilateral cooperation agreements


Review by Hari Stefanatos

Cyprus’s President Nicos Anastasiades will pay a two-day visit to Cairo in order for the two countries to sign a series of bilateral agreements that will enhance their cooperation.

Before his departure on Wednesday evening the President of Cyprus will meet with the Prime Minister Adly Mansour, a meeting that will be followed by talks between delegations from the two sides. A meeting is also arranged between President Anastasiades and the Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Balbawi.

The bilateral agreement that will be signed in the presence of President Anastasiades and Prime Minister El-Bablawi will refer to the Development of Cross-Median Line Hydrocarbon Resources. A Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Cooperation in the provision of Services, as well as on the Research and Education in the Field of Medical and Biomedical Sciences, will also be signed between the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and the Children’s Cancer Hospital of Egypt.

President Anastasiades will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Energy, Commerce and Industry Minister George Lakkotrypis, Acting Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Tasos Tzionis and Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President, Nicos Christodoulides, according to an official press release.

(Source CNA)