Neoklis Sylikiotis

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Neoklis Sylikiotis
Member of the European Parliament for Cyprus
Assumed office
July 2014
Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
In office
March 2012 – February 2013
Preceded byPraxoula Antoniadou
Succeeded byYiorgos Lakkotrypis
Minister of the Interior
In office
March 2008 – March 2012
Preceded byChristos Patsalides
Succeeded byEleni Mavrou
In office
September 2006 – July 2007
Preceded byAndreas Christou
Succeeded byChristos Patsalides
Personal details
Born (1959-01-24) 24 January 1959 (age 63)
Limassol, Cyprus
Political partyAKEL
Alma materRWTH Aachen

Neoklis Sylikiotis (Greek: Νεοκλής Συλικιώτης; born 24 January 1959) is a Cypriot politician. Since July 2014, he is a Member of the European Parliament and Vice-Chair of GUE/NGL. Sylikiotis was the Cypriot Minister of the Interior between September 2006 and July 2007, and again, between March 2008 and March 2012. Between March 2012 and February 2013, he was Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. Sylikiotis is a member of leftist party AKEL.

Personal life and education[edit]

Sylikiotis was born in Limassol in 1959. He studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen. He is married and has a son.[1]


  1. ^ "Neoklis Sylikiotis – Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism". Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2012 – Cyprus Government. Retrieved 3 February 2015.

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