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18-06-2019 15:04

Swearing-in ceremony and Registration of Sworn Translators

The Press and Information Office announces that within the framework of the application of the Law on Registration and Regulation of Sworn Translators in the Republic, on Saturday 22 June 2019 at 11.30 a.m., a swearing-in ceremony will take place at the Press and Information Office in Lefkosia upon which a first group of translators with be registered in the Register of Sworn Translators.The ceremony will be addressed by the Director of the Press and Information Office and President of the C...

18-06-2019 12:47

3,5% decrease in tourist arrivals in May 2019

On the basis of the results of the passengers survey, arrivals of tourists reached 434.578 in May 2019 compared to 450.495 in May 2018, recording a decrease of 3,5%.For the period of January – May 2019, arrivals of tourists reached 1.121.361 compared to 1.134.076 in the corresponding period of 2018, recording a decrease of 1,1% (Table 1).Analysis of changesTourist arrivals from the United Kingdom decreased by 2,6% in May 2019 compared to May 2018 and a decrease of 5,4% was recorded for to...

18-06-2019 11:21

Announcement of the Press and Information Office on certified translations

The Press and Information Office announces that according to the Law on Sworn Translators (Ν. 45(Ι)/2019) as of July 1st 2019, translation services shall be transferred to the Sworn Translators who shall hence entirely perform and certify translations. The last day for the submission of documents for translation at the PIO - Translation Department is Thursday, June 27th 2019.Sworn Translators’ contact details can be found on the Register of Sworn Translators on the PIO’s website at www.pio....

16-06-2019 10:11

Foreign Affairs Minister – Statement to the Press on the occasion of the official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE (15.6.2019)

It is with distinct pleasure that I welcome to Nicosia, my good friend, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates. I am exceptionally pleased and honoured to receive and host you and your delegation in Cyprus.Let me begin by emphasising that your visit to Cyprus is highly significant for an array of reasons. First and foremost it signifies the conscious, joint political will and commitment of both C...

15-06-2019 10:16

Statement by the President of the Republic to Reuters

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, on the sidelines of the MED7 Summit in Valletta, Malta, responded to questions by Reuters in the presence of Cypriot Media.After his remarks to the Media, along with the rest of the state leaders who participated in MED7, the President of the Republic replying to a question by Reuters regarding the situation with Turkey, he said that “It is about the violations of international law and the Treaty of the Law of the Sea by the inv...

14-06-2019 21:31

Summit of the Southern European Union Countries – Valletta, 14 June 2019 - Valletta Declaration

1.         We, the Heads of State or Government of Malta, Cyprus, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Spain, have convened in Valletta for the sixth Summit of the Southern European Union (EU) Countries.2.         Following our last Summit in Nicosia, the Sibiu Informal Summit of 9 May 2019, and the Informal dinner of EU Heads of State or Government of 28 May 2019, we are unwavering in the belief that a united Europe is the way forward, particularly in an increasingly challenging global land...

14-06-2019 14:49

Job vacancies: 1st quarter 2019

 Annual Change 79,8%The number of job vacancies for the 1st quarter of 2019 reached 6.762. The number of job vacancies increased by 3.001 (79,8%) compared to the same quarter of the previous year where the number was 3.761. Compared to the 4th quarter of 2018 the number of job vacancies increased by 3.372 (99,5%). (Table 1)The job vacancy rate for the 1st quarter of 2019 was 2,0%, while the job vacancy rate for the previous quarter and the 1st quarter of 2018 was 1,0% and 1,2% respectively....

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