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27-10-2021 15:52

Photo Album - PoR – Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Mr Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, at the Presidential Palace.

27-10-2021 15:45

Photo Album - PoR – Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Dr Nayef Falah Μ. Al-Hajraf, at the Presidential Palace.

27-10-2021 15:29

Statement to the Press by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, following deliberations with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf

It gives me great pleasure to welcome to Cyprus the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, my friend, Dr. Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf. Excellency, your visit has been long overdue and I am delighted to receive and host you and your delegation. Your visit comes in continuation of our fruitful discussion in New York, following our first meeting in Riyadh in January 2021.At the outset, I wish to emphasise that the visit of Your Excellency is highly significan...

27-10-2021 14:27

Rapid antigen testing units – 28 October 2021

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, as of the 18th of October, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 12 and above must hold one of the following:1.   Certificate of full vaccination.2.   Proof that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the last six months.3.   Certificate of a PCR negative test or a negative rapid antigen test result, valid for 72 hours.According to the Ministe...

27-10-2021 14:22

Imports, Sales and Stocks of Petroleum Products: September2021

Annual change in sales +14,8% In September 2021, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 127.246 tonnes, recording a rise of 14,8% compared to September 2020. An increase was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (140,4%) and marine gasoil (48,3%), as well as in the sales of liquefied petroleum gases (55,9%), kerosene (30,0%) and heating gasoil (20,6%). The sales of motor gasoline and road diesel recorded a marginal increase (0,1%) while a decrease was recorded in the sal...

27-10-2021 13:52

Launch of the new Web Portal of the Statistical Service on 1st November, 2021

The Statistical Service (CYSTAT) announces the launch of its new web Portal as of 1st November, 2021. The operation of the new Portal for the dissemination of official statistics is implemented in the framework of providing high-quality statistics and upgrading the statistical product, taking into account comments and suggestions from users.The new Portal can be reached at the existing URL for CYSTAT’s website (  and is designed to provide users an enhanced experience in a ...

27-10-2021 13:46

Industrial Production Index: August 2021

Annual Change +8,6% In August 2021, the Industrial Production Index reached 117,1 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 8,6% compared to August 2020. For the period January – August 2021, the index recorded an increase of 9,3% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.The manufacturing sector registered an increase of 3,6% compared to August 2020. Increases were also observed in the sectors of water supply and materials recovery (+46,0%) and electricity supply (+...

27-10-2021 12:21

Extension of measures against the spread of COVID-19 — A booster dose available for individuals vaccinated with J&J

Decisions of the Council of MinistersΤhe Council of Ministers at today’s meeting has taken decisions as part of the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. In particular, in his proposal the Minister of Health, Mr Michalis Hadjipantela, stressed the need that all necessary actions continue to be taken, in the coming period, so as to avoid a deterioration of the epidemiological image of the country.Taking the winter season into account, the expected outbreak of seasonal infections, but also ...

27-10-2021 09:30

Opening hours of the Newsroom on the 28th of October

On the 28th of October 2021 the Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.(EK/SCH)

26-10-2021 15:35

Photo Album - Ministers of Agriculture and Interior - Meeting with Community Leaders of fire-affected areas of mountainous Larnaka and Lemesos

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Costas Kadis, and the Minister of Interior, Mr Nicos Nouris, hold a meeting with the Community Leaders of the fire-affected mountainous areas of Larnaka and Lemesos to discuss the progress of anti-flood, anti-corrosion and anti-slip projects in the affected areas, at the Offices of the Community Council of Vavatsinia, in Larnaka.