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31-12-2019 19:00

Televised address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, on the occasion of the New Year 2020

Tonight I am addressing all our fellow citizens – Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots – in order to express my warmest wishes on the occasion of the new year; wishes for the fulfillment of the collective and individual expectations of our people, in a free and reunited homeland, in a contemporary state that will guarantee stability, human rights, peace and prosperity for the totality of its citizens.Compatriots,The end of every new year offers the opportunity to review all those we have exp...

31-12-2019 11:15

Statement by the Government Spokesman on the case of the British citizen which is in the process of pending before the Famagusta District Court

The Republic of Cyprus, as an orderly state, has constitutionally established institutions and separation of powers.In this context, the Government does not intervene in cases brought before the competent Courts of the Republic of Cyprus, nor does it comment on positions or allegations which are raised with respect to cases still pending before the Courts.The Government has full confidence in the Justice system and the Courts of the Republic of Cyprus, which should be left unfettered to imp...

30-12-2019 14:45

The archaeological mission of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces the completion of the second part of the 2019 archaeological campaign of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUT) in the Troodos mountains. The team, under the direction of Professor Nikos Efstratiou, in collaboration with educator/archaeologist Demetris Kyriakou, concentrated on further investigating the prehistoric site at Agios Ioannis/Vretsia-Upper Rhoudias,situated on a terrace of the valley o...

30-12-2019 14:10

Accreditation of Media representatives for US Secretary of State visit to Cyprus

Media representatives, who will be covering the official visit of the US Secretary of State, Mr Michael R. Pompeo, to Cyprus, on Tuesday 7 January 2020, and his meetings with the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at the Presidential Palace, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Lefkosia, are informed of the following:For accreditation purposes, media representatives should apply for accreditation at the Press and...

30-12-2019 13:37

New publication: Cyprus External Trade Statistics (Volumes I- IV), 2018

The Statistical Service announces that it has published the annual report “Cyprus External Trade Statistics (Volumes I-IV)” for 2018.The report provides a comprehensive account of the commodity flows between Cyprus and its trading partner countries for 2018. It consists of four volumes. Volumes I, II and III include detailed quantity and value data on imports/arrivals classified by commodity for the H.S. Sections I-IX, X-XV and XVI-XXI respectively and by main trading partner. Volume IV incl...

30-12-2019 10:15

Issuing of Recreational / Amateur Fishing Licenses

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research (DFMR) would like to inform the public,  that the issuing for  all recreational / amateur fishing licenses has begun,  for the new year 2020. All recreational / amateur fishing licenses will be issued electronically via JCC Smart or through  Banks.The above applies to the following licenses:• Recreational Boat Fishing License• Recreational Spear fishing License• Recreational Fishing License in ReservoirsRecreational Fishing Licenses will be...

30-12-2019 09:52

PIO Newsroom will be closed on 1st January 2020

The Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be closed on 1st of January 2020 due to New Year holidays.(AM/SCH)

23-12-2019 13:38

Foreign trade statistics: January – September 2019

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January – September 2019. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified by the 6th digit commodity code and by partner country. The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were:a. Total imports in January – September 2019 amounted to €6.170,0 mn...

23-12-2019 09:31

Extension of application deadline for the management of Sotira Ammochostou Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of the community of Sotira Ammochostou village to take over the management of the local postal agency, in the form of assignment of duties and not employment, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €1040,00 on a monthly basis.Those interested may contact Larnaka/Ammochostos District Post Officer at tel. 24802600-24802450.The new application deadline is 8 January 2020.(EK/II) 

20-12-2019 13:51

Pafos Castle will be open to the public from 23 December 2019

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that Pafos Castle will be open to the public from Monday, December 23, 2019. The Medieval Castle of Pafos was closed to visitors for a period of about two and a half months, due to the upgrading of its electrical installation and the installation of specialized lighting, including the possibility of alternating the colour of the lighting on both its exterior and interior surfaces.The project was implemen...