On 25th of April 2017, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has arrived in Mumbai, India for a four-day state visit, heading a government delegation.
On Friday 27th of April in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades held detailed discussion on bilateral and regional issues and agreed on the need for all countries to decisively act against states that shelter and sustain violence factories in their regions.
After the meeting between their leaders, the two sides signed four pacts, including one for air services and cooperation in merchant shipping.
Describing the Cypriot President as “great friend and strong supporter of India”, Mr. Modi said he also discussed with him ways to strengthen the partnership in other “inter- governmental organisations and regimes.”
President Nicos Anastasiades and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed their conviction that relations between the two countries would reach a new level after signing a number agreements on culture, education and scientific cooperation, merchant shipping, air services and agriculture.
Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi, Anastasiades said the meeting was yet another stepping stone in the countries’ common history and has provided an opportunity to take stock of bilateral relations and explore concrete ways in which to take these relations forward, by identifying specific areas to work together to modernize the relationship and amplify the benefits for both sides.
The government delegation accompanied by Ministers of Finance, Energy, Transports, Agriculture and the Government Spokesman and Cypriot entrepreneurs. Cynvestco ltd was part of the delegation presented by Mr Ramzi Martin, which found a lot of interest for cooperation from the Indian side.