Young Diaspora members in Cyprus for their annual educational trip

Young Cypriot Diaspora members aged 18-22 are currently on their annual educational trip to Cyprus, as part of the Nepomak-Discover Cyprus Program, the Service of Overseas and Repatriated Cypriots said in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the Service, 37 young Cypriots living abroad will live from July 3 to 24 a unique experience including Greek language, culture and dance lessons, as well as many guided tours to get to know the history, tradition and beauty of the island, while having the opportunity to build long-lasting friendships with other fellow diaspora members.

It is added that the above programme is part of the wider national strategy of Cypriots in Diaspora with the active participation of young expatriates for the preservation of their culture and national identity as a key pillar.

It is also noted that earlier today the Head Service of Overseas and Repatriated Cypriots, together with service officials, met with the participants of the NDCP programme at the University of Cyprus, where they reside and participate in the Greek language and culture courses.

It is noted that during the meeting special emphasis was given to the Memoranda of Understanding signed with almost all the university institutions of Cyprus and the scholarships they offer to young Diaspora members, while various ways to better inform and promote the programs and activities of the Service through social media were also discussed.

The programme is financially supported by the state budget and is implemented in cooperation between the Service of Overseas and Repatriated Cypriots and the Cyprus Youth Organization, the University of Cyprus and NEPOMAK, the statement concludes.

Source: Cyprus News Agency