President of the House of Representatives in Cyprus, Dimitris Syllouris is set to visit Australia next month, following an invitation by the Australian Parliament.

The Solidarity Movement MP will be accompanied by an inter-party delegation and senior House officials.

He is scheduled to be in Melbourne on Sunday, 9 February. He is expected to make an appearance at the Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria at 6.00 pm, where he will address those gathered with an update on the latest developments in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean.

After his meeting in Canberra, Mr Syllouris will also visit Sydney, accompanied by the High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Australia, Martha Mavromatis.

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Mr Syllouris last visited Australia in 2012.

Born in Potamia, Nicosia, he studied Civil Engineering at the University of East London.

Between 2005 and 2016, he was a representative of the European Party. On 22 May, 2016, he was elected President of the House with 21 votes.

President of the Cyprus Community of Melbourne, Stelios Angelodimou has put out an open invitation, encouraging all members of the Cypriot and Greek communities to come along to hear Mr Syllouris speak.

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