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King of Jordan in Cyprus for official visit, significant accords to be signed

King of Jordan Abdallah II arrives in Cyprus on Friday afternoon at the invitation of President Nicos Anastasiades.

Two significant agreements are to be signed between the two countries during the high-profile visit – that of the abolition of double taxation and another on extradition procedures.

This is what a Presidency announcement said, adding that after Anastasiades receives the King at the Presidential Palace a private meeting between the two will follow.

And the two heads of state will then attend extended talks between delegations of the two countries.

Anastasiades will brief the King on the developments in the Cyprus issue and will discuss, among other things, bilateral relations and actions to address the effects of Climate Change.

As well as the initiative of the President of the Republic for the Eastern Mediterranean region, efforts to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and regional developments in the Middle East.

During the visit, the President will award the King of Jordan with the Grand Necklace of the Order of the Blessed Sacrament.

At the same time, King Abdullah II will present the President with the highest honorary distinction of his country.

 

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