President Ram Nath Kovind is meeting his Cyprus counterpart Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia. The meeting will be followed by delegation level talks and the signing of bilateral agreements between the two countries. He will also address an extraordinary session of the house of representatives of Cyprus later today.
President Kovind also laid a wreath on the statue of Archbishop Macarios 3, the founder and first President of the Republic of Cyprus at the Presidential Palace. He was given a guard of honour.
Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind called upon the Indian diaspora in Cyprus to contribute to the nation-building process as the new India provides ample opportunities to everyone. Addressing the Indian Community in Nicosia, the Capital city of Cyprus, he said that the new India is confident and growing fast.
Mr. Kovind spoke about the programmes like Make in India, Digital India, Start-Up India and Ujjwala Yojana which are improving the lives of common people and ushering in a new India.