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27-11-2020 16:18

Photo Album - PoR-German Presidency

The President of the Republic attends a luncheon hosted by the German Presidency of the EU, at Landmark Hotel, in Lefkosia.

27-11-2020 13:25

Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the Government’s decisions to address the pandemic

In the last two weeks we were in the upleasant position to take restrictive measures in order to tackle the spread of the coronavirus all over Cyprus, especially in the Districts of Lemesos and Pafos, where the epidemiological burden was high.The picture we have before us allows us to proceed to some changes without deviating at all from our strategic goal of curbing the virus and preserving the Health System.Cyprus, unlike nearly all the European countries, has not moved to a second overal...

26-11-2020 15:03

Labour Force Survey (LFS): 3rd quarter 2020 (Unemployment 8,2%)

According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, the labour force in the 3rd quarter of 2020 amounted to 452.154 persons or 62,9% of the population (males 70,0%, females 56,4%) in comparison to 447.206 persons (63,0%) in the corresponding quarter of 2019 (Table 1).The number of employed persons was 414.920 and the employment rate 57,7% (males 64,5%, females 51,5%) in comparison to 417.118 persons (58,7%) in the corresponding quarter of 2019.The number of unemployed persons amounted to 3...

25-11-2020 13:33

Photo Album - PoR – Meeting with the epidemiological group on COVID-19

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, presided over a meeting with the epidemiological advisory group on COVID-19, at the Presidential Palace, in Lefkosia.

25-11-2020 12:01

Photo Album - House President at the presentation of the Fourth Session of the 11th Parliamentary Term Report

The President of the House of Representatives, Mr Adamos Adamou, held, today, 25 November 2020, a press conference to present the Fourth Session of the 11th Parliamentary Term Report, at “Filoxenia” Conference Centre, in Lefkosia, Cyprus.

24-11-2020 13:25

Delays will be noted in the arrival of postal items due to decrease of flights

The Cyprus Post would like to inform the public that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, a significant decrease of flights to and from Cyprus is affected. Therefore, delays will be noted in the arrival of postal items, as well as in the transfer of mail abroad. In particular, the Cyprus Post has been informed by the Deutsche Post (German Post) that due to the accumulation of a large volume of items at Frankfurt Airport, these will be processed alternatively by ship, as it is currently impossibl...

24-11-2020 13:07

Photo Album – House President signing of the book of condonlences for the death of the Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

The President of the House of Representatives, Mr Adamos Adamou, signs the book of condolences for the death of the Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, today, 24 November 2020, at the Embassy of Serbia in Lefkosia, Cyprus.

24-11-2020 12:51

Televised speech by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at the Economist 16th Cyprus Virtual Summit

Distinguished Delegates,Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends,It is with distinct honour that I extend a very warm welcome to all the distinguished speakers and delegates participating at the Economist Conference, which, due to the new realities of the pandemic, takes place in a virtual format.The fact that the Conference takes place for a sixteenth consecutive year aptly demonstrates that it has been established as a highly beneficial annual event in support of our vision to establish Cyprus...

23-11-2020 14:23

Management and discharge of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection by the Personal Doctors

The Ministry of Health informs the public that on the basis of the new revised protocol for the discharge of patients into the community, which has been drawn up in cooperation with the Advisory Scientific Committee, the Personal Doctors of adults and children are designated as responsible for the management of patients who have been diagnosed positive as of 20 November 2020 and onwards as the date of sample taking.The Personal Doctor, who will be informed directly and simultaneously with th...

23-11-2020 13:31

Statement by the Republic of Cyprus on the outcome of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (ΙΜΟ-MEPC75), 16-20 November 2020

Cyprus welcomes the approval of the draft new mandatory regulations to reduce carbon intensity of ships.This is a step forward and a building block towards the implementation of IMO initial strategy for the decarbonisation of shipping. The draft amendments of MARPOL Annex VI, which are scheduled for formal adoption in June 2021, relate to mandatory goal-based technical and operational measures to reduce carbon intensity, including a review clause for the evaluation of the measures in the nea...