Former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides joins Quantum Cable Chairman of the Strategic Council
Nicosia, March 29, 2018 – The Quantum Cable is a 7,700km subsea ultra high speed fibre-optic cable system connecting Asia and Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. It connects Cyprus with Israel, Cyprus with Crete and Attica in Greece, as well as Italy, France and Bilbao, Spain. Quantum Cable is proud to announce that former Cyprus Foreign Minister, Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides, has joined the Quantum Cable as Chairman of the Strategic Council.
“We are delighted that Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides has joined Quantum Cable. His unprecedented career and impressive presence in the international political sphere is of great importance to the Quantum Cable that is building bridges between continents and contributing to the economic and social welfare of all citizens of the countries involved,” CEO Nasos Ktorides said.
Dr. Kasoulides, has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1997 until 2003 with President Glafcos Clerides, and again from 2013 to March 1, 2018, under President Nicos Anastasiades. In 2003, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kasoulides oversaw Cyprus’ EU integration process. He was a member of the Cyprus House of Representatives, Cyprus Government spokesman, and Member of the European Parliament from 2004 until 2013, and held various European Parliament committee positions, including as the head of the Foreign Affairs Working group.
Ioannis Kasoulides is the recipient of a number of honours, including Commander of the Order of the Phoenix of the Hellenic Republic, Commander of the Order of Merit of the Hellenic Republic, and Commander of the Order of Xirka of Malta.