Kikis Kazamias

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Kikis Kazamias is a Cypriot politician who was recently Economy Minister of the Republic of Cyprus.

Kazamias was born in Lefkoniko, Ammochostos province, Cyprus on August 27, 1951. He moved to Ammochostos (Famagusta) in 1954. He studied Economics in Berlin, Germany, returning to Cyprus in 1977.

Kazamias became actively involved in politics joining the left-wing AKEL party. He stood successfully for the Cyprus House of Representatives in 1991 and 1996. In December 2001, he was elected Mayor of Ammochostos.

On August 5, 2011, Kazamias was appointed Minister for the Economy. He resigned in March 2012.

He is married and has three children.