The Minister of Education and Culture, Mr Costas Kadis, had a meeting yesterday with the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Cyprus, Ms Nathalie Jaarsma. During the meeting, Mr Kadis expressed the readiness of his Ministry to further cooperate with the Netherlands in the areas of the Ministry’s competence. Mrs Jaarsma, on her part, assured Mr Kadis of her Government’s wish to enhance the cooperation between the two countries in the fields of education, higher education, culture, youth and sports.
The Minister of Education and Culture also briefed Ms Jaarsma on the new educational policies introduced by the Ministry, which aim to improve the learning outcomes and the upgrading of the educational system of Cyprus in general. He also presented the efforts made in order to strengthen and to internationalize higher education in Cyprus.
During the meeting, Mr Kadis and Mrs Jaarsma discussed also ways of cooperation between the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Holland.
Source: Press and Information Office.