60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Cyprus

60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Cyprus

The 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Cyprus was celebrated on Thursday 2 September 2021 with a festive lunch hosted by the Ambassador of Finland, Mr. Harri Mäki-Reinikka at his residence in Nicosia.

MFA Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Mr. Kornelios S. Korneliou;  Acting Secretary General for European Affairs/ EU Sherpa, First Counselor Ms. Philippa Karsera; Head of General Secretariat for European Affairs, First Secretary Ms. Georgia Apeyitou; Political Director for Bilateral Affairs and FAC Coordination, First Counselor Ms. Thessalia Salina Shambos; Desk Officer for Finland, Ms. Maria Botsari; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the RoC, Dr. Erato Kozakou Marcoullis;  Former Ambassadors of the RoC to Finland, Mr. Leonidas Markides, Ms. Loria Markides, Mr. Evangelos Savva; Honorary Consul General of Finland, Mr. Demosthenis Z. Severis; Honorary Consul of Finland, Mr. Costas Severis; Deputy Director First Councelor of Presidential Palace, Ms. Koula Sophianou and Second Counselor of Presidential Palace, Mr. George S. Yiangou attented the lunch.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs in Finland, Mr. Pekka Haavisto attented the event in Nicosia virtually by sending his video greetings(Link to another website.) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides.