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EU Commission appoints first Cypriot high-ranking official
2005-04-21 10:38:10

Nicosia, Apr 21 (CNA)--The European Commission has decided to appoint Antonis Constantinou as the Director and Head of the Agricultural Development Programmes, in the Commission's Directorate-General on Agriculture.

A Commission press release said ''Constantinou is the first Cypriot citizen to be appointed in such a high administrative position in the European Commission since Cyprus' accession to the EU last May.''

Constantinou has served in the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment as the Director of the Agriculture Department.

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