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25-02-2020 15:15

Meeting of the Minister of Interior with the European Commissioner for Justice, in Brussels

The Minister of Interior, Mr Nikos Nouris, met with the European Commissioner for Justice, Mr Didier Reynders, on 25 February 2020, in Brussels.For the Minister's statement to the Press in relation to his contacts in Brussels, follow the link: https://youtu.be/AJuLnlQZ45s 

25-02-2020 14:30

Photo Album – PoR – President of Bulgaria – Tête-à-tête meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, had a tête-à-tête meeting with the President of Bulgaria, Mr Rumen Radev, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Following the meeting, the two Presidents gave a joint Press conference.

25-02-2020 13:43

The Ministry of Health extends the controls for coronavirus to travellers from Northern Italy, Republic of Korea, Iran and Japan

Further to earlier announcements, the Ministry of Health would like to inform the public that, because of the continuous transmission of coronavirus in various countries apart from China and although the guidelines provided by the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have not been modified yet, the Epidemiology Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Health extend their controls to passengers that have travelled during the last 14 days to the ...

24-02-2020 19:29

Travel directive for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The World Health Organization declared the emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. New cases of COVID-19 are also appearing in the Republic of Korea with a dramatic rise recently. Up until now (24/02/2020) more than 750 cases have been verified, the majority of them has been found in Gyeongsang region (city Daegu and Cheongdo county) in the south-east part of the country.Cypriot citizens found temporarily or living permanently in the ...

24-02-2020 19:19

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Travel Directive Plan for Italy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the public that it is closely monitoring the developments related to the spread of coronavirus in Italy.The World Health Organization declared the emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. A rise in the COVID-19 cases in Italy has been noticed. Up until now 219 cases and 5 deaths have occured, most of them have been found in Lombardia and Veneto. The Minister of Foreign Affairs recommends that tra...

22-02-2020 14:40

Address by the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades at the reception on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle

It is a great pleasure to be on board of this imposing aircraft carrier, the Charles De Gaulle, the flagship of the French Navy.Undoubtedly, the deployment of France's major aircraft carrier group to the Eastern Mediterranean region, and in particular here in Cyprus, is another testament of the on-going, qualitative upgrading of the relationship between Cyprus and France, a country which we consider both as a friend and a partner.This relationship is not only mutually beneficial but also of...

22-02-2020 11:07

The President of the Republic will pay an official visit to Bulgaria

The President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades leaves on Monday, 24 February, for Sofia, Bulgaria, where he will pay a two-day official visit, accompanied by his spouse Mrs Andri Anastasiades.During his official visit to Sofia, his second during his Presidential tenure, President Anastasiades will meet with the leadership of the country and high officials of Bulgaria, and will address a business forum by Cypriot and Bulgarian entrepreneurs.On 25 February, in the morning, the President ...

21-02-2020 19:31

Address by the President of the House of Representatives, Mr Demetris Syllouris, at the opening ceremony of the Meeting of the Secretaries General of the Conference of the European Justice and Peace Commissions

It is a pleasure for me to address the Opening Ceremony of the Meeting of the Secretaries General of the Conference of the European Justice and Peace Commissions and to welcome you all to Cyprus.The work of organisations such as yours, promoting justice, peace and respect of human dignity, is particularly relevant to Cyprus’ realities. I therefore consider your presence in our country an excellent opportunity to acquire an insight into the situation on the ground. This not only holds true fo...

21-02-2020 12:53

Use of Drones during the Carnival festivities

The Department of Civil Aviation would like to announce that the operation of Drones in all of the Cyprus areas, where Carnival festivities will take place, for the period from 21 February 2020 until 2 March 2020, is prohibited.SS/SCH

21-02-2020 12:27

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP): January 2020

In January 2020 the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices increased by 0,7% compared to the index of January 2019 while, when compared to the index of December 2019, the HICP decreased by 0,8%. (Table 1)Compared to January 2019, the categories Communication and Transport recorded the largest positive changes with percentages of 3,2% and 2,6% respectively. The largest negative change was observed in category Clothing and Footwear with percentage -2,7%. (Table 1)Compared to December 2019, the ...

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