Christoforou, Lefteris

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Name: Hon. Lefteris Christoforou

Years active: 1996-

Party: Democratic Rally Party

Constituency: The Famagusta Constituency



  • Chairman of the House Standing Committee for Areas in Proximity to the Ceasefire Line and of the House Standing Committee on Trade and Industry.


  • Member of the Committee of Selection since April 2013.
  • Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Trade and Industry.
  • Member of the House Standing Committee on Refugees-Enclaved-Missing-Adversely Affected Persons.
  • Member of the delegation of the House to the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO).


Lefteris Christoforou graduated in Economics and postgraduate diploma in Business Administration (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece).


Lefteris Christoforou is a representative of Famagusta constituency under the banner of the DISY-Liberals Coalition 1996-2001 and under the banner of DISY since 2001.

Political career:

  • Member of the High School Students Movement (MAKI) and of the DISY Youth Organisation (NEDISY) (1976-1981).
  • Famagusta District Secretary of NEDISY (1993-1996).
  • Famagusta District representative of the bank employees to the Cyprus Union of Bank Employees (ETYK) (1994-1997).
  • DISY Commissioner for Refugees, Enclaved, Missing and Adversely Affected Persons (2001-2006).
  • Vice-president of DISY.
  • Deputy President of DISY since May 2013.

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