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24-09-2023 10:34

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, at the Honor ceremony at Queens College, City University of New York, yesterday

23 September 2023I am truly honored and moved to be back at Queens College, this time in a very different capacity. I wish to thank the President of Queens College, Frank Wu, and the Advisory Board of the Centre for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies for this invitation, that brings me back to my most formative years.Mr President, it is a true honour to receive today the President's Medal, and one that feels me with gratitude. The granting of this honour by Queens College has a deep, person...

22-09-2023 09:30

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the State of Israel presented his credentials

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the State of Israel, Mr Kornelios Korneliou, presented on 19 September 2023, his credentials to the President of the State of the State of Israel, Mr. Isaac Herzog, in an official ceremony held at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem.In the meeting that followed, the Ambassador conveyed the cordial greetings of the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, to the President of Israel, and expressed the commitment of the Cypriot gov...

22-09-2023 09:30

Turnover Value Index in the Divisions of Wholesale Trade and of Trade/Repair of Motor Vehicles: 2nd quarter of 2023

 The Turnover Value Index of Wholesale Trade (Division 46) during the second quarter of 2023 recorded a decrease of 3,8% compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year. For the same quarter, the Turnover Value Index of Sales and Repair of Motor Vehicles (Division 45) recorded an increase of 19,2% compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Table 1Code (NACE Rev. 2)Economic ActivityIndex (2015=100)Percentage Change (%)Apr-Jun 2023Apr-J...

22-09-2023 09:30

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the decision of the Committee of Deputy Ministers of the Council of Europe regarding the 4th Interstate Case Cyprus v. Turkey

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its satisfaction regarding yesterday’s (21.09.23) decision of the Committee of Deputy Ministers (Human Rights) of the Council of Europe to maintain the supervision of the execution of the cluster of the property rights of displaced persons of the 4th Interstate Case Cyprus v. Turkey. This is the result of intense diplomatic efforts, carried out in co-operation and co-ordination with the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus.The Court's findings in rel...

22-09-2023 09:30

The President of the Republic had a meeting with the Vice President of China

Developments in the Cyprus problem, bilateral relations, international developments, as well as EU - China relations were among the issues discussed during a meeting of the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, with the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Han Zheng, in New York. During the meeting, issues relating to the bilateral relations of the two countries were also discussed, and the excellent level of these relations in recent years was reaffirmed.Speak...

21-09-2023 11:55

Announcement by the Department of Antiquities regarding the “Airs Méditerranées/Ήχοι Μεσογείου” recital

The Department of Antiquities of the Deputy Ministry of Culture, announces that on Wednesday 4th October 2023, at 19:00, a voice and guitar recital titled “Airs Méditerranées. Ήχοι Μεσογείου”will take place within the Cyprus Museum’s exhibition halls, with free entry. The recital is organised within the framework of the events that take place at the Cyprus Museum in order to promote the Museum’s extended opening hours (08:00‒20:00) every first Wednesday of each month.Guitarist Socrates Lepto...

21-09-2023 10:00

Applications for the position of mail delivery person for Athienou Post Office

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of Athienou Municipality to take over the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €651,00 on a monthly basis, in the form of assignment of duties and not in the form of employment.Application deadline is 10th October 2022.In due time within 2023, statistical data will be collected in the municipality for one month, in order to examine the possibility of adjusting the remuneration.Interested citizens may contact the Larnaka District Post Off...

21-09-2023 08:29

The President of the Republic met with the Prime Minister of Greece

Greece and Cyprus are in absolute coordination, President Christodoulides and Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis stated, following their meeting, which was held in New York yesterday afternoon.  After their meeting, the President of the Republic said: “I wish to express my satisfaction on everything I’ve heard from the Prime Minister of Greece. Our efforts are continuous and joint. The coordination is continuous and, I repeat, I am satisfied with all I have heard”.On his part, called upon to c...

20-09-2023 16:30

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, at the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, 20th September 2023 Mr. President,Your Excellencies,On the 26th of July 1946, in San Francisco, our predecessors pledged -“to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind”,“to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security,[to] settle their international disputes by peaceful means, and refrain … from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence ...

20-09-2023 13:54

EMA recommends non-renewal of authorisation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy medicine Translarna

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended not renewing the marketing authorisation for Translarna (ataluren), a medicine for treating patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy whose disease is caused by a type of genetic defect called a ‘nonsense mutation’ in the dystrophin gene and who are able to walk.The recommendation follows the full re-evaluation of the benefits and risks of the medicine during the renewal of its marketing authorisation, including results of a new study wh...