President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades returned to Cyprus on Sunday after having undergone an open heart surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. The President arrived tomorrow afternoon via London. He is expected to return to his duties at the Presidential Palace After Christmas.
The President underwent a heart surgery on the 2nd of December. Cardiac surgeon David Adams, who performed the operation, said that the health problems which Anastasiades faced have been fully addressed and that the President is ready to return to his duties. President Anastasiades thanked everyone and especially his doctors and Mount Sinai hospital for their support.
US Vice President Joe Biden, UN Secretary General Ban Ki – moon and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland were among the officials who visited President Anastasiades during his recovering.