Former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides joins EuroAsia Interconnector Chairman of the Strategic Council
Nicosia, March 29, 2018 – The EuroAsia Interconnector, the official EU project developer of the 2,000MW electricity interconnector Project of Common Interest (PCI) between Israel, Cyprus, Crete – Attica, Greece and Europe, is proud to announce that former Cyprus Foreign Minister, Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides, has joined the EuroAsia Interconnector as Chairman of the Strategic Council.
“We are delighted that Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides has joined Euroasia Interconnector. His unprecedented career and impressive presence in the international political sphere is of great importance to the EuroAsia Interconnector that is building bridges between continents and contributing to the economic and social welfare of all citizens of the countries involved,” CEO Nasos Ktorides said.
Dr. Kasoulides, has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1997 until 2003 with President Glafcos Clerides, and again from 2013 to March 1, 2018, under President Nicos Anastasiades. In 2003, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kasoulides oversaw Cyprus’ EU integration process. He was a member of the Cyprus House of Representatives, Cyprus Government spokesman, and Member of the European Parliament from 2004 until 2013, and held various European Parliament committee positions, including as the head of the Foreign Affairs Working group.
Ioannis Kasoulides is the recipient of a number of honours, including Commander of the Order of the Phoenix of the Hellenic Republic, Commander of the Order of Merit of the Hellenic Republic, and Commander of the Order of Xirka of Malta.
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