Cyprus has been reelected to the International Maritime Organisation Council for 2024-25 with 132 votes as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on platform X (former Twitter).
As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted, close cooperation with the Deputy Ministry of Shipping resulted in an excellent outcome, safeguarding the continued presence of Cyprus in the Council since 1987.
It expressed "gratitude to all countries who supported Cyprus' candidacy."
Meanwhile, shipping Deputy Minister of Cyprus Marina Hadjimanolis told CNA on Friday that Cyprus' re-election at the Council of the International Maritime Organization demonstrates the strong position of the country.
Invited to comment on the fact that Cyprus maintains its position on the IMO Council, to which it has been continuously re-elected since 1987, she stressed that "it is a great success which proves the strong position of Cyprus in the international maritime field."
She also thanked her colleagues at the Shipping Deputy Ministry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their teamwork and cooperation in promoting the candidacy.