On the last day of his visit to Cyprus, President Kovind will be addressing students at the Cyprus University in a short while from now. He will also unveil a bust of Gurudev Ravindra Nath Tagore in Nicosia.
Earlier, Cyprus reaffirmed its support to India for its membership of the Nuclear Supplier’s Group (NSG) and its claim for permanent membership of the United Nation’s Security Council. Both the countries have expressed concern over the threat of terrorism and called for the early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism at the United Nations.
During the visit of President Kovind to Cyprus, two MoUs were signed between India and Cyprus in the fields of sharing of economic intelligence and environment. Mr. Kovind invited Cyprus to become part of the International Solar Alliance to promote clean energy and sustainable development. He will depart for Bulgaria later in the afternoon on the second leg of his three-nation visit.
The Cyprus visit of President Kovind will conclude after his address at the Cyprus University. The visit of the President was marked by the reaffirmation of deep ties between India and Cyprus. It also opened new possibilities of cooperation in the sharing of economic intelligence which would be important in fighting the menace of terrorism and black money.
President Kovind will arrive in Sofia, Bulgaria where he will have interaction with Business Community and a community reception by Indians later in the evening today.