News Local Indian President begins talks with President Anastasiades

Indian President begins talks with President Anastasiades

Ιndian President Ram Nath Kovind is at the Presidential Palace for talks with his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades, to further cement bilateral relations.

The Indian President arrived in Cyprus on Sunday for on a state visit. A number of bilateral agreements will be signed between the two countries and the two Presidents will make statements to the press.

President Kovind is the first Indian President to visit Cyprus in the past nine years. The previous President who paid Cyprus a visit was Pratibha Patil, in 2009.

The High Commissioner said that the President`s visit to Cyprus follows President Nicos Anastasiades’ visit to India last year.

During his visit, President Kovind will be unveiling the bust of one of India’s greatest poets, Rabindranath Tagore, a Noble Laureate, whose Gitanjali is an immortal piece of literature, that is read all over the world. This will take place at the campus of the University of Cyprus.

The Indian Head of State will have a meeting with Demetris Syllouris, President of the Cyprus House of Representatives, and will also address a special House plenary session.

On Monday night Anastasiades will host a state banquet in honour of Kovind at the Presidential Palace.

Top Stories

Eight new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,893 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 8 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Omonia: 60 people to self-isolate due to covid case

Omonia's delegation, that travelled to Athens for the first match with Olympiakos in Faliro in the context of the Champions League playoffs (0-2 defeat),...

Two journalists stabbed near Charlie Hebdo’s old offices – France opens anti-terror probe

France opened an anti-terror investigation after two journalists were stabbed in Paris on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine...

UK’s Tesco blocks bulk-buying of toilet roll and flour

Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco will prevent customers from bulk-buying flour, pasta, toilet rolls and anti-bacterial wipes to prevent a re-run of the COVID-19 stockpiling...

COVID-19: Average age in Cyprus is 39 (tables)

Here are the infographics, by the Ministry of Health, with statistics on the course of the coronavirus until September 22nd. The average age in...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...