House Speaker travels to Berlin Monday for working visit

House of Representatives President Annita Demetriou is travelling to Berlin on Monday for a working visit, following an invitation by Bärbel Bas, President of the Bundestag.

During her visit, a press release by the Parliament says, Demetriou will be received by Bas who will host a lunch in her honour.

She will also have meetings with Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Dr. Tobias Lindner, Chair of Defense committee at the Bundestag Dr. Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann, Chair of the Foreign Affairs committee Michael Roth and Chair of the European Affairs Committee Anton Hofreiter.

Demetriou will also attend a working lunch with Derya Türk-Nachbaur Chair of the Cyprus group at the Bundestag.

During her visit to Berlin, House Speaker will also have a meeting with Metropolitan Augoustinos of Germany, Exarch of Central Europe and Bishop of Berlin district and and Representative of the Orthodox Bishops in Germany, Emmanuel Sfiatkos.

She is also set to visit Berlin Ronald MacDonald House where children who are getting medical treatment and their families are staying, including kids from Cyprus. As a token of appreciation Demetriou will hand a symbolic donation of 1,000 euro.

She returns home Wednesday, September 7.

Source: Cyprus News Agency