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30-05-2019 20:41

Address by the Minister of Transport Mrs Vassiliki Anastassiadou at the “Cyprus-Arab Business Conference and Exhibition”

It is truly a great honour to be addressing “Cyprus - Arab Business Conference and Exhibition”, organized by the Cedars Pavillion with the support of  the Larnaca Chamber of Commerce and Industry.A Conference, which brings together officials and businessmen from the Arab States of the Middle East, the Gulf and Cyprus, a conference aiming above all in facilitating the fostering of business cooperation between Cyprus and the Arab world.I wish to thank and congratulate the organizers for this ...

30-05-2019 18:31

Address by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, at the final phase of the Multinational Exercise "Argonaut/Estia"

I wish to welcome all of you here, today, to the final phase of the annual civil-military Exercise “Argonaut 2019”. A multi-faceted exercise, which has been established in the past few years as the only civil-military Exercise that addresses, among others, the vital aspect of non-combatant evacuation operations. We are very pleased to witness year-by-year the constant increase of foreign participants and observers. The fact that this year we have 21 countries as active participants reflects t...

30-05-2019 13:53

Labour Force Survey (LFS): 1st quarter 2019

Unemployment 8,8%According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, the labour force in the 1st quarter of 2019 amounted to 448.369 persons or 63,2% of the population (males 68,7%, females 58,0%) in comparison to 432.566 persons (62,0%) in the corresponding quarter of 2018 (Table 1).The number of employed persons was 409.117 and the employment rate 57,6% (males 63,4%, females 52,2%) in comparison to 386.098 persons (55,3%) in the corresponding quarter of 2018.The number of unemployed per...

30-05-2019 13:09

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at the Cyprus Shipping Chamber Annual General Meeting

It is indeed a great honour to once again address the Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber.This year marks the 30th anniversary since the establishment of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber in 1989 and I feel obliged to praise the fact that the Chamber throughout all these years has remained true to its founding purpose which is:"……promoting the interests of Cyprus Shipping and furthering the reputation of the Cyprus flag, whilst promoting and protecting the interests of its Membe...

30-05-2019 12:08

Address by the President of the House of the Representatives, Mr Demetris Syllouris,at the annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber

It is with great pleasure that I address today the 30th Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber. Since its establishment back in 1989, the Chamber has been a most reliable and active contributor to our island’s economy.Through the concerted efforts of all relevant stakeholders and the wise guidance and support of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Cyprus has succeeded in developing a robust and constantly evolving shipping industry of a renowned global standing. It is currently one o...

30-05-2019 08:41

Dust Episode – 30 May 2019

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, 30 May 2019, according to measurements from Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Department of Labour Inspection.The public, and particularly any vulnerable groups of population (children, older people, and the infirm) are urged to avoid circulating in open spaces until the observed episode has elapsed, as the small size of respirable particles in dust may have negative effects on human health.Employers mus...

29-05-2019 13:29

Multinational CIMIC exercise “ARGONAUT 2019”

The Ministry of Defence, in cooperation with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior, announces the planning and execution of the Multinational Exercise “ARGONAUT 2019”.The exercise, which started on May 28th and will end on May 30th, 2019, is divided in four phases, within the sea, air and land area of the Republic of Cyprus (FIR, SRR and EEZ). The exercise is organized under the general coordination of the National Guard, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Join...

28-05-2019 08:35

The application “Air Quality Cyprus” is available on App Store

The Department of Labour Inspection operates a network of Air Quality Measurement, which includes nine Monitoring Stations.The results of the measurements are presented in real-time on the Department’s website and mobile applications.The mobile applications are available to the public and can be used for monitoring the Air Quality measurements through pollution level color indicators on the map and pollutant concentrations per station.Following the upgraded “Air Quality Cyprus” application...

27-05-2019 14:41

Results of Treasury Bills action of May 27, 2019 – 13 Week Treasury Bills (27.05.19 -30.08.19) for the amount of €75.000.000

The Public Debt Management Office announces that during today’s 13 Week Treasury Bills Auction, tenders for a total nominal value of  appr. €139 mn were submitted out of which, €75 mn total nominal value have been accepted with a weighted average yield of -0,07%. The accepted yields ranged between -0,09% and -0,05%.   The comprehensive results of the auction are shown below:Announced amount€75.000.000Tenor13 WeeksAuction date27 May 2019Issue date31 May 2019...