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29-11-2019 21:29

Address by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades at the CIBA’s 2019 Annual General Meeting, in Limassol

It is a great pleasure to join you at the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus International Businesses Association (CIBA) and an honour to address such a distinguished audience.At the outset, I wish to convey my deep appreciation to the President and the Executive Committee of the Association for successfully promoting and facilitating international businesses in Cyprus, as well as supporting us in the efforts to further cement our country’s position as a modern and competitive busines...

29-11-2019 21:16

Remarks by the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades Cyprus – Russia Gala Dinner

I am delighted to be here among such distinguished friends in this celebratory event of the long-standing historic and powerful links that bind our two countries together.In this regard, and before proceeding further, I feel obliged to congratulate the Cyprus – Russian Business Association and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry for organizing this festive event, which once more reaffirms the exceptional level of the bilateral relations between Cyprus and RussiaOur countries share a...

29-11-2019 20:21

Address by the MTCW Ms Vassiliki Anastassiadou at the Business Direction event in London ''Cyprus: The perfect place to invest''

It is a great pleasure for me to be addressing the Business direction event in the UK  which is under my auspices and organised by the Business Direction Events UK , the Anglo-Cyprus Association of Business and  Michael Kyprianou &Co . The event will present the opportunities that Cyprus offers in new and proven markets. The areas of discussion are among others:  start up new business in Cyprus, banking, tax and legal services, property developers and real estate investment, Funds and new...

29-11-2019 13:45

Demographic Statistics 2018

PopulationThe population of the Government controlled area is estimated at 875.900 at the end of 2018, compared to 864.200 at the end of 2017, recording an increase of 1,4%.The proportion of children below 15 was estimated at 16,1% as well as the proportion of persons aged 65 and over, compared to 22,3% and 11,3% respectively in 2000.  There was therefore a gradual increase in the proportion of old-aged persons and a decrease in the proportion of children, demonstrating the ageing process o...

29-11-2019 10:01

Address by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, at the 26th Annual Conference of Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association

The delivery of nursing care in Cyprus is based on the fundamental principles of dedication to caring of people throughout their life cycle 24 hours a day, respect of basic human rights and tackling inequalities in health. All nurses work within their multidisciplinary teams, in order to provide the best quality care to their patients. Nurses and Midwives serve as individual and family advocators, as counsellors, as supporters and they are key professionals for the provision of healthcare ser...

28-11-2019 16:11

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Arab Emirates presented his credentials

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Arab Emirates, Mr Yannis Michaelides, presented on 12 November 2019 his credentials to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, at the Qasr Al Watan Palace.Ambassador Michaelides conveyed to His Highness, the assurances of President Anastasiades’ highest esteem as well as his trust that the already excellent relations between the Republic of Cyprus and the United Arab Emir...

28-11-2019 14:11

The Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism at the EU Competitiveness Council, in Brussels

The Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Mr Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, participates at the EU Competitiveness Council, in Brussels, on 28 November 2019. For the tour de table, follow the youtube link: 

27-11-2019 19:17

Address by the Deputy Minister of Shipping, Ms Natasa Pilides at the 31st session of the IMO Assembly in London

It is a great honour and privilege for me to address such a distinguished audience at the 31st Regular Session of the Assembly of the International Maritime Organisation.First and foremost, the Assembly is an opportunity for all of us to step back and take stock of all that has been achieved during the last biennium; and what a biennium it has been! Looking back at the last two years, I think no one can deny the sheer volume of work done and the ample ground covered by every single Committee...

27-11-2019 14:11

Address by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Mrs. Vassiliki Anastassiadou at the ESA Ministerial Council meeting

I would, first of all, to like to thank Spain as well as ESA for inviting the Republic of Cyprus to attend the ESA Council at Ministerial level as an observer. We consider these meetings to be extremely important for all of us.Space19+ is a great opportunity to direct Europe’s ‘next generation’ ambitions in space, and address the challenges facing the European space sector and the European society as a whole.Cyprus aspires to be a responsible space actor. In this regard, allow me to reitera...

26-11-2019 13:56

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, 26 November 2019, according to measurements from ground 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....