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Cyprus House Speaker on official visit to Slovakia

03 July, 2014

President of the House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou is currently in Slovakia for an official visit at the invitation of Speaker of the National Council of the country Pavol Paška.

Omirou will be meeting with Paška at 9.30 in the morning and then the two men will give a briefing to journalists.

Next, Cyprus House Speaker will visit the offices of the Government of Slovakia where he will meet with the Prime Minister of the country Robert Fico. The meeting is scheduled for 10.30.

An hour later, the Speaker and his entourage will be visiting the Presidential Palace of Slovakia, where Imirou will be received by the President of the Slovak Andrej Kiska.

At 12.00 noon, the President of the legislative body of the Republic will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák, at his office.

The Speaker will then attend a luncheon hosted in his honor by the Deputy Speaker of the Slovak National Council Jana Lassakova. The Slovak MPs participating in the Slovakia – Cyprus Parliamentary Friendship group will also attend the luncheon.

Early in the afternoon, Omirou and Paška will will inaugurate an alley with 80 Cypriot plane trees, a donation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, in a park adjoining the most important road in Bratislava.

In the evening, the President of the National Council of Slovakia will host a dinner in honor of the President of the House of Representatives.

The official visit of the House Speaker will continue and be completed on Friday.