Wednesday, 07th Jul, 2010

The Regional Governor of Varna District, Mr. Dancho Simeonov had a meeting on Tuesday the 6th of July 2010, with the Ambassador of Cyprus to Bulgaria H. E. Mr. Stavros Amvrosiou and the Chairman and CEO of Eurolink Investment Group Dr. Christopher Violaris. The meeting took place at the conference room of the Regional Administration in Varna.

During this very productive meeting, opportunities for cooperation between the two friendly EU member countries were discussed, in particular – to provide opportunities and actively assist the contact and dialogue between business representatives from both countries. On this occasion, Dr. Christopher Violaris announced that on September 8th this year a forum will be held in Varna, organized jointly by the Chambers of Commerce of Cyprus and Bulgaria and the Cyprus-Bulgaria Business Association and to which businessmen from United Arab Emirates, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries will participate. The Varna Regional Governor was invited by Dr. Violaris to be a guest and participant at the event.

HE Mr. Amvrosiou announced that this year Cyprus celebrates 50 years since its establishment. In this respect, he stressed on the contribution of Bulgaria to the recognition of the country and the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Bulgaria.

According to the reported by the Ambassador official statistics, Cyprus is home to approximately 30,000 Bulgarians. “They are easily integrated and work very well. They do not create problems and cohabit in harmony with their compatriots”, HE Stavros Amvrosiou was explicit.

Today, HE Mr. Amvrosiou had meetings with the Metropolitan Bishop Kiril of Varna and representatives of the Cyprus business in the Varna region.