FORA.tv Speaker - Yiorgos Lillikas
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cyprus
In 1996 he was elected Member of the House of Representatives as a candidate of the left wing party AKEL in the Nicosia electoral district and was re-elected in the parliamentary elections of 2001. He served on the Parliamentary Committees on Finance, Foreign and European Affairs, Education, and Trade and chaired the Parliamentary Committee on the Environment. He was head of the Cyprus Parliamentarian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and was elected Vice President of its Committee of Political Affairs and Security for the period 2001-2002.
Mr. Lillikas served as Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism from March 2003 until his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs on June 13, 2006. He has also served as Acting Government spokesman between January and June, 2006.
01.22.07 | 01:03:36 min
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