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Greece to Host Cyprus and Egypt Representatives In 'Nostos' Planning Session

A major planning meeting with officials from Greece, Cyprus and Egypt is taking place on April 13 in Greece in preparation for the upcoming 'Nostos' programme event just a few weeks from now.

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Terens Quick, will be welcoming the Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs, Nabila Makram, and the Cypriot Commissioner for Overseas Cypriots, Fotis Fotiou, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of this meeting.

The ‘Nostos – The return’ programme will be carried out from 30 April to 6 May, and the Presidents of the three countries will attend the celebratory opening ceremony.

Within the framework of ‘Nostos – The return’, the Egyptian government is undertaking to host a group of Egyptian Greeks from Greece and Cyprus in Alexandria, Cairo, El Alamein, Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, and Sharm el Sheikh. The programme will include visits to sites of special importance for the historical presence of Hellenism in present-day Egypt.

Finally, within the framework of their visit, Ms. Makram and Mr. Fotiou, accompanied by Mr. Quick, will be received by the President of the Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, and will be taken on a tour of the Acropolis archaeological site and museum.