Farewell reception for Permanent Representative Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou
January 23, 2017
The Federation of Cypriot American Organizations, the Justice for Cyprus Committee (PSEKA), the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic American Leadership Council organized on January 23rd, a farewell reception for the H.E. The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the U.N. Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou.
Ambassador Emiliou thanked the overseas Cypriots for their support and excellent cooperation, noting that during his career, he believes overseas Cypriots can be the most effective means of intervention to the US administration in supporting the rights of Cypriot and Greeks. He also said the Greek and Cypriot community of the US is at the forefront of Hellenism. Ambassador Emiliou will head the Cyprus Permanent Delegation at the EU in Brussels, replacing Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou who will undertake duty in New York from 13th February.
Greece`s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Ekaterini Boura and other diplomats praised Ambassador Emiliou for his service and high professional standards as well the excellent cooperation they had with him. The gathering was also addressed by Mr. Kyriacos Papastylianou, President of the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations, Mr. Philip Christopher, President of PSEKA, the founder of the Hellenic American Leadership Council Mr. Nicos Mouyiaris and Mr. Andreas Comodromos from the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce.
The mission of the FCAO is to preserve and promote the Hellenic Cypriot culture, heritage, principles and ideals in the United States of America through the coordination and promotion of cultural, charitable, educational, fraternal and professional activities.