The 13th World Conference of Honorary Consuls will be hosted for the second time in Cyprus, according to Cyprus Conferences, the conference organisers. The conference will take place at St. Raphael Resort and Marina, in Limassol from November 6 to 9, in the presence of the President of the House of Representatives, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and other officials, a relevant announcement says.
It is noted that the conference is held every three years in various parts of the world and it is the second time that it will be hosted in Cyprus following the efforts of the vice president of the International Federation of Consuls (FICAC), Costakis Lefkaritis.
The purpose of the conference, it is added, is to forge contacts between foreign diplomatic missions and local committees, build strong ties among consuls from the member countries, but also provide an opportunity for them to channel their experience in the specific professional field. It is added that among the topics of this year’s conference are the environment, education, the challenges faced by honorary consuls as well as their responsibilities in each country.
Source: Cyprus News Agency