Honorary mayor of occupied Famagusta Andreas Pouyiouros died yesterday at the age of 88.
He had been hospitalised in Limassol over the past couple of months.
Pouyiouros studied law at Gray’s Inn in London and served a total of 36 years as mayor of Famagusta, the first time in 1953.
He was Cyprus’ ambassador to the UN in Geneva and Ambassador at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
He also served at various posts, as President of the Ports Authority and President of the Land Development Organisation.