RTCYPP News: 7.9.21
The Special Advisor on Religion & Conflict of the Swedish Foreign Ministry, Mr Peter Weiderud ,takes the opportunity to pay a visit to the Armenian Church of Sourp Asdvadzadzin in Nicosia on the morning of 7th September following a meeting with the General Director of EVQAF.
The Armenian Church, School & Prelature complex is under the guardianship of the Cyprus Evqaf Administration alongside most of the Christian places of worship which are found in the northern part of the island, controlled by the Turkish Cypriot authorities since the division of the island in 1974. The Armenian Church complex was restored with funds provided by USAID with the support of the Armenian Orthodox Church & the Evqaf Administration.
Mr Weiderud is currently in Cyprus to hold meetings with representatives & leadership of religious communities of Cyprus. His visit and meetings are organized & coordinated by the Office of the RTCYPP under the Auspices of the Embassy of Sweden in Nicosia.