President Nicos Anastasiades ring the bell at the NYSE marking the end of trading day.

President Nicos Anastasiades ring the bell at the NY Stock Exchange and breaks the hammer literally.. #riphammer watch the video.

Within the context of the “Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum”, Safe Bulkers, which is listed on NYSE (NYSE: SB), organized a special ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of Cyprus. Mr. Polys Hajioannou, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of SAFE BULKERS, INC with the President of Republic of Cyprus H.E. Nicos Anastasiades, accompanied by the Ministers of the Cypriot Government, Mr. Marios Demetriades, Mr. Harris Georgiades, Mr. Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and other officials, rang the “Closing Bell” on Tuesday March 21, 2017.

Welcome remarks were given by Mr. John Tuttle, NYSE Global Head of Listings.

The “Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum” is taking place on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

There is a unique and powerful symbolism delivering the message of Cyprus as a Business and Investment Destination through the Ringing of the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange, the largest Stock Exchange in the world, a ceremony that is viewed by millions worldwide.

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) flew the Cypriot flag together with the US and Safe Bulkers flags, on Wall Street and issued special commemorative medals for the occasion.