House President receives Third President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament

The President of the House of Representatives, Mr Demetris Syllouris, received today the Third President of the National Council (Lower House) of the Austrian Parliament, Mr Norbert Hofer, who is paying a visit to Cyprus on 4-7 April.

During the meeting, Messrs Syllouris and Hofer praised the friendly relations between Cyprus and Austria on all levels. They also expressed the mutual wish for the promotion of an even closer cooperation between the two countries, particularly with regard to the sectors of economy, investments, and renewable energy resources.

Moreover, Mr Syllouris briefed Mr Hofer on the latest developments in the Cyprus problem, noting Turkey’s intransigent stance as well as its fixation upon promoting its expansionist policies in the wider region.

The two interlocutors also exchanged views on the economic situation prevalent in the two countries.

Mr Hofer was accompanied at the meeting by the Austrian Ambassador to Cyprus, Dr Karl Michael Mueller, and high-ranking officers of the country’s National Council.

Source: Press and Information Office