articles | 09 March 2015

Energy Minister in US for energy meetings

Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis recently left for the US for a series of meetings in Washington, New York and Boston.

Lakkotrypis will on Monday meet in Washington with US Secretary of State responsible for Energy Diplomacy Amos Hochstein. On the same day, he will present developments in oil issues in the Eastern Mediterranean to the influential think tank German Marshall Fund and Atlantic Council.

On Tuesday, the minister will continue his contacts in the capital, with separate meetings with members of the Board of the American-Israeli Public Affairs, Committee and the American Jewish Committee.

On Wednesday Lakkotrypis will be the keynote speaker at a business forum jointly organised in New York by the ministry, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency.

The visit will end Friday with the participation of an open debate on energy geopolitical issues, which will be held in Boston, at the School of Law and Diplomacy of the FletcherTufts University and a second one at the Centre for European Studies at the University of Harvard.

He returns to Cyprus Sunday, March 15.

Source: Cyprus Mail

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