Girne Mayor Nidai Güngördü welcomed Mehmet Atar, the Honorary Consul General in Istanbul of the Vanuatu Republic and information was exchanged about the two countries.

Mayor Güngördü presented a gift of Cypriot cultural products to the Honorary Consul General.

Girne Mayor Nidai Güngördü said that he was pleased to accept the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Vanuatu, which is located in the South Pacific east of Australia. Nidai Güngördü stated that although there is a great distance between the two countries, due to the fact that the two countries are islands, similarities can be found.

Vanuatu Republic Honorary Consul General in Istanbul, Mehmet Atar, said that Vanuatu students who have studied in Istanbul for the development of social and cultural relations between Vanuatu and TRNC have made visits to the country in order to see the tourism activities of Northern Cyprus in place and to make their internship possible. Mehmet Atar noted that, in time, they would like to sign a protocol between the Girne Municipality and Vanuatu Republic.