Posted on: September 15, 2022 Posted by: diasporadigital Comments: 0

The governments of Lebanon, Greece and Cyprus have signed a tripartite agreement to strengthen their cooperation in diaspora affairs.

This took place at Lebanon’s foreign ministry on Tuesday 13th September 2022.

A report stated that the agreement is “essential for exchanging expertise in diaspora affairs, participating in expatriates’ activities organised by the three countries, and benefiting from the experience of expatriate delegations.”

Lebanon’s caretaker Foreign Minister – Abdallah Bou Habib, Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister of Diaspora Greeks – Andreas Katsaniotis, and Cyprus’ Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots – Fotis Fotiou acted as representatives, signing the agreement on behalf of their respective countries.

Fotis Fotiou’s office also released a statement reiterating that the agreement “aims to bring the diaspora of the three countries closer together. Groups from all three countries will be able to organise joint events and exchange know-how and best practices on diaspora topics through their cooperation on issues of common interests.”

Source: The Business Standard

Edited by: Theresa R. Fianko