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Christodoulos Veniamin

government official

Christodoulos VENIAMIN, Minister of Interior. Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz mit Stem Und Schulterband, Germany; Onorifiecenza di Grande Ufficiale, Italy; The Order of the Cedar, Lebanon. Honorary Society of Middle Temple.

Background

VENIAMIN, Christodoulos was born in 1922. Parents: Veniamin Efstathiou and Eleni Veniamin.

Education

Primary School, Kato Moni. Secondary school, Nicosia. Inns of Court, London, Law.

Spoken languages: Greek, English, French, Turkish.

Career

Junior officer. Government service, since 1942. Member, administrative cadre, since 1949. Junior Administrative Officer, Nicosia District.

Executive Officer for state forest village resettlement. Assistant Secretary in Secretariat, Depts. of Local Government and Administration, Personnel, Finance, Commerce and Industry, Social Services, Communications and Works and Agriculture and Natural Resources. Assistant District Comnr., Lamaca.

Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Interior. District Officer, Limassol District, 1960-1968. Director-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1968-1975.

Minister of the Interior and Defence, 1975-1985. Minister of the Interior, since 1988.

Religion

Greek Orthodox.

Membership

Honorary Society of Middle Temple. Clubs: United Oxford and Cambridge. University Club, London, United Kingdom.

  • Honorary Society of Middle Temple. Clubs: United Oxford and Cambridge. University Club, London, United Kingdom.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, reading.