Commissioner Kyriakides met with Cyprus President in her first official visit since assuming duties

European Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, responsible for Health and Food Safety, met on Thursday with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, in her first official visit since assuming her duties in the von der Leyen Commission.

I have started my visits in various EU countries. Of course, my first official visit starts from my country, Cyprus. On this occasion I paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic Kyriakides said after the meeting at the Presidential Palace.

She added that they discussed with the President issues pertaining to her portfolio, health issues that are relevant in the EU and Cyprus.

The Commissioner also met earlier on Thursday with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and will also meet with the President of the House, the Ministers of Agriculture and Health. While in Cyprus, Commissioner Kyriakides will also hold a Citizens’ Dialogue in Nicosia with the title Europe close to its citizens: Health and Food Safety.

Source: Cyprus News Agency