Cyprus Tourism is keen to boost tourism and investment into the country.
In a recent meet, president of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades met with George Chehwane, chairman and CEO of Plus Holding, accompanied by the ambassador of Human Rights Commission in Cyprus, Elie Eid.
During the meeting, the president extended an invitation to Lebanese businessmen to visit Cyprus in an aim to encourage investments and strengthen economic ties with Lebanon and the Arab World.
Seeing a promising financial outlook for Cyprus and Lebanon, Anastasiades shed light on the upcoming gas and oil extraction operations involving the two countries, explaining that this sector is expected to generate several job opportunities and enhance the economy.
“We share several common interests and cultural aspects with Lebanon,” declared the president of Cyprus. “While Cyprus serves as Lebanon’s bridge to Europe, Lebanon is our gateway to the Arab world.”
Chehwane declared his intention to soon hold an economic forum under the patronage of the president in Cyprus to serve as a networking initiative between Arab chambers of commerce and businessmen and Cypriot officials and businesses.