House President travels to Israel for three – day working visit

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris will travel to Israel on Sunday for a three � day working visit, at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart Yuli-Yoel Edelstein.

Syllouris will be received by President of Israel Reuven Rivlin and will meet with the Speaker of the Knesset Mr Edelstein, an official press release from the Parliament said on Saturday.

The President of the House will hold contacts with Israel’s Minister for Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi and with members of the Israel-Cyprus Friendship Group in the Knesset.

On Tuesday, Syllouris will address a seminar jointly organised by the Knesset and the Inter-Parliamentary Union on parliamentary cooperation in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the IPU’s Twelve Plus Geopolitical Group and East Asia parliaments.

He will also visit the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem and meet with Patriarch Theophilos III as well as the Holocaust History Museum Yad Vashem.

Source: Cyprus News Agency