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20-10-2021 12:22

The Department of Antiquities lights up Pafos and Larnaka Castles for the International Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day

The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that on the occasion of the International Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day held annually on October 20th, the Castles of Pafos and Larnaka will light up purple.

The main goal of the International Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day is to raise public awareness on this rare disease. The Department of Antiquities, which implements a social policy through the lighting of its Monuments, has accepted with great sense of responsibility its participation in the awareness raising activities of the Cyprus Mastocytosis Community.

We sincerely hope that through awareness-raising and other activities and actions, public awareness on this disease, that affects both adults and children, will be improved and a message of support will be sent to all vulnerable people.

(MG/ECHR)