Following the presentation of his letters of credentials as the new High Commissioner of Cyprus to Malta, H.E. Yiorgos Christofides attended a meeting with the Rector Professor Alfred J. Vella.
The Rector and the High Commissioner elaborated on the similarities and common interests of the two islands and the lines of collaboration that are already in place. The Rector shared information about the networks that have a special focus on small islands and territories in which Malta and Cyprus were present and the High Commissioner commended the excellent collegiality that existed between Malta and Cyprus. A number of potential areas for joint cooperation were proposed and ideas explored for future visits and exchanges.
Professor Frank Bezzina, Pro Rector for International Development and Quality Assurance and Ms. Stefania Agius Fabri, Director of the International Office were also present for the meeting. The High Commissioner was presented with a copy of The University of Malta – Legacies and Bearings.