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31-01-2020 14:32

Telephone communication of the President of the Republic with the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community with reference to cooperation regarding the issue of coronavirus

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, today, January 31, 2020 had a telephone conversation with the Turkish-Cypriot leader, Mr Mustafa Akinci, who conveyed his concerns about the dangers of the spread of the coronavirus and the need for co-operation in order to take joint measures to protect the Cypriot people.The President of the Republic, taking into account the overriding duty of protecting the citizens of the Republic of Cyprus, Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots, and th...

31-01-2020 13:38

Statement to the Press by the Minister of Foreign Affairs following his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon

As always, I am happy to be back in Beirut, where I feel amongst friends and very much at home. Not just because of the geographical proximity with Cyprus – it’s only a twenty-minute flight from Larnaca to Beirut - but also because of the cultural and historical affinity between our peoples, which goes back thousands of years in history. I would like to thank Mr Hitti for the warm reception and hospitality afforded to me and the members of my delegation. I feel particularly privileged to be t...

30-01-2020 21:17

UN Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

The United Nations Security Council, in an official meeting this morning (30.01.20), chaired by the Permanent Representative of Vietnam, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, unanimously adopted resolution S/RES/2506 (2020), renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, UNFICYP, for another six months until 31 July 2020.Following the adoption of the Resolution, the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis, made the following statement to th...

30-01-2020 13:46

The President of the Republic will participate in the deliberations of the “Friends of Cohesion” Summit, in Portugal

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, leaves tomorrow for Portugal where he will participate in the deliberations of the “Friends of Cohesion” Summit upon an invitation of the Prime Minister of Portugal, Mr Antόnio Costa.  The “Friends of Cohesion” Group comprises of 15 EU member states.The main issue the Summit will examine is the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027.The Summit will take place on 1 February in Beja, Portugal, and will be attended by heads of ...

30-01-2020 10:02

Reminder for the payment of the rent of P.O. boxes

The Department of Postal Services would like to inform P.O. Box lessees that the rent for the period 1st January - 31st December 2020 should be paid before the 29th of February 2020. Rent may be prepaid for two or three years. The rent is payable at any post office, regardless where the P.O. Box is located. Lessees of P.O. Boxes may also pay by sending a cheque to the Accounts Section of the Department of Postal Services, 1900 Lefkosia, and through the Cyprus Post Portal, accessible from our ...

29-01-2020 18:52

Joint Press release by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and Italy following their meeting in Rome

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and Italy, Mr Nikos Christodoulides and Mr Luigi Di Maio met on Wednesday, 29 January 2020, in Rome, to discuss their excellent bilateral relations, the Libya crisis, migration, the most recent developments in Eastern Mediterranean and energy related issues.Recalling the European Council Conclusions of October and December 2019, Italy reiterated its full solidarity with Cyprus on Turkey's continued illegal drilling activities in Eastern Mediterranea...

28-01-2020 14:15

The Press and Information Office organized a conference titled “Digitization, accessibility and dissemination of audiovisual, printed and musical content”

The Press and Information Office(PIO) organized a conference titled “Digitization, accessibility and dissemination of audiovisual, printed and musical content”, on 28 January 2020. The conference has been conducted in the framework of the Interreg Greece - Cyprus Cross-border Operational Program, Digital Herodotus ΙΙ.The aim of the Conference, which took place at “Filoxenia” Conference Centre in Lefkosia, was to stress the importance and necessity of the digitization of archived material, so...

27-01-2020 15:52

Participation of the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment at the Agriculture Council of the EU

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Costas Kadis, participated in the Agriculture Council of the EU, in Brussels, on 27 January 2020.For the tour de table, follow the link: https://youtu.be/6kYUi0wh7a4.  

27-01-2020 14:02

Conference titled: "Digitization, accessibility and dissemination of audiovisual, printed and musical content”, organized by the PIO

“Digitization, accessibility and dissemination of audiovisual, printed and musical content” is the title of the Conference organized by the Press and Information Office on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 10 am, at the “Filoxenia” Conference Center.The purpose of the Conference is to highlight the importance and necessity of digitizing archival content, in order to safeguard against the risk of damage, deterioration or destruction.The Conference will present the good practices and results of t...

27-01-2020 08:42

Agriculture Minister departed for Brussels to attend EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Costas Kadis, departed for Brussels to attend the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which will be held today.During the session of the Council, Ministers will exchange views on how agriculture and food safety can meet the ambitions of the new European Green Deal.  They will also have the opportunity to discuss the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) transitional rules.MAK/

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