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19-04-2019 15:14

PIO and Foreign Ministry launch website on Brexit

The Press and Information Office, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has launched a website with information on Brexit at the URL: website, which is bilingual (Greek and English), contains information about the possibility of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union with or without a ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement and how these two scenarios will affect Cypriot businesses and citizens (Cypriots who reside in the UK and British citize...

18-04-2019 14:41

Photo Album-Guide of the partners in the premises of the PIO Newspaper Archive, in the context of the 3rd Coordinating Meeting Greece-Cyprus, Herodotus II

Guide of the partners ( Cybc-PIO- South Aegean Regional Development Company “Energy SA” - Rhodes Municipal Library) in the premises of the PIO Newspaper Archive, in the context of the 3rd Coordinating Meeting Greece-Cyprus of the EU co- funded Territorial Cooperation Program INTERREG Digital Herodotus II.

18-04-2019 11:06

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at the Georgia – Cyprus Business Forum, in Tbilisi, Georgia

It is truly a great pleasure and an honour to address the distinguished members of the business communities of Georgia and Cyprus.From the outset, I would like to express my appreciation to the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, and Industry, which in co-operation with the Cyprus-Georgia Business Association and the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation, undertook the initiative to hold today’s Forum. A Forum which provides a unique opport...

17-04-2019 14:19

The Department of Antiquities expresses grief on the devastating fire in the Notre Dame Cathedral

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, wishes to express its deepest grief concerning the damages caused by the devastating fire on one of the most iconic and important cultural heritage monuments of humankind, that of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.It was with great concern that we witnessed the events of the 15th April 2019, which tragically resulted in the immense structural damage suffered by this emblematic world heritage monument of Paris, of...

17-04-2019 13:24

-11.5% decrease in tourist Arrivals in March 2019

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 169.934 in March 201,9 compared to 192.090 in March 2018, recording a decrease of 11,5%.For the period of January – March 2019 arrivals of tourists totaled 357.475 compared to 369.438 in the corresponding period of 2018, recording a decrease of 3.2% (Table 1).  Analysis of changesTourist arrivals from the United Kingdom decreased by 6.9% in March 2019 compared to March 2018 while a decrease of 8.5% was rec...

17-04-2019 12:55

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP): March 2019

Annual rate of change 1,1%In March 2019 the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices increased by 1,1% compared both to the index of March 2018 and to the index of February 2019. For the period January-March 2019 the HICP recorded an increase of 1,3% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1)  Note: The HICP in Euro area for the last month is based on EUROSTAT’s estimation (flash estimate).Compared to March 2018, the largest change was noted in category Housing, Wate...

16-04-2019 10:57

The President of the Republic received US Senator Robert Menendez

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace,  the United States Senator Robert Menendez.After the meeting Mr Menendez told reporters that “we had an excellent meeting with President Anastasiades. I have a long relationship with Cyprus.We talked about many important subjects: Easter Mediterranean’s security strategy, energy strategy, Cyprus’ continuous engagement with the United States, questions of our foreign policy in the region, econom...

16-04-2019 09:35

April 18: International Day for Monuments and Sites – Free entrance to archaeological sites and ancient monuments of Cyprus

 “Rural Landscapes”, this year’s themeThe Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that ICOMOS Cyprus and the Department of Antiquities with the support of National Commission for UNESCO are co-organizing an event entitled “The Drywall Rural Landscape”, as part of the celebrations of the International Day for Monuments and Sites, which will take place at the village of Omodos. The event will be held at the Monastery of the Holy Cross (Timios Stavr...

15-04-2019 08:11

Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Second Trilateral Summit Declaration, Amman, 14 April 2019

“We, Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, and Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic”, having met in Amman today, 14th April 2019, have agreed to strengthen the trilateral cooperation between our countries in order to promote a partnership in various fields of common interest, and to work together towards promoting peace, stability, security and prosperity in the region, and we have a...