Lazari, who heads the family-controlled
"Taking into account the economic situation of my country and wanting to actively express my support to the efforts of my personal friend President
Anastasiades thanked the benefactor for assuming the cost for the use of a private jet, when necessary, and said that this would be used frugally.
Earlier in the week, Anastasiades' cabinet issued a list of senior government officials who would be entitled to business or first class travel if the journey was transatlantic or exceeded five hours, including stopovers.
Lazari, who left his birthplace of Dhora near Limassol when he was 16, is an example of the rags-to-riches fame of hundreds of immigrant Cypriots who fled the island during the 1950s and 1960s seeking better fortunes, soon after independence from British colonial rule.
He has featured regularly in the Greek Rich List, an annual offshoot of the Sunday Times list, where the Greeks with the biggest fortune were featured.
In 2012 he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award during the annual Props Presentation in
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