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03-02-2020 21:49

Joint Statement by the bicommunal Technical Committee on Health

Today, 3 February 2020, the bicommunal Technical Committee on Health met to discuss the precautions that have been taken in response to the developing novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic. The Committee took note that all necessary precautions have been taken by both sides in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), including screening. The members of the Committee agreed to remain in close contact, exchanging information between the two communities and providi...

03-02-2020 20:04

Address by the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades at the Art Exhibition – In Culture we trust

It is with great satisfaction that I address all of you at todayʼs official opening of this unique and highly-sentimental exhibition. An exhibition which on the one hand contributes to building trust and confidence between the two communities and on the other hand highlights the socio-cultural identities of the two communities, by featuring cultural and artistic material that was recently exchanged through the bicommunal Technical Committee on Culture.From the outset, I would like to refer t...

03-02-2020 11:29

"Halloumi" trademark re-registered in the United Kingdom

The Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry announces that the Intellectual Property Office website on 31 January 2020 published the re-registration of the "Halloumi" trademark, following an application submitted by the Ministry in May 2018.The re-registration of this trademark, which was lost in May 2018, is an important development, as it ensures the continued upward trend of the exports of this traditional product to the United Kingdom, irrespective of any developments with Brexit. It i...

01-02-2020 17:38

Telephone conversation of the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, with his Croatian counterpart

The Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, and his Croatian counterpart, Mr Vili Beros, had this afternoon a telephone conversation to discuss and coordinate their actions on the issue of coronavirus. Minister Beros, whose country assumed the Presidency of the European Council on 1 January 2020, holds a series of contacts with his EU counterparts.Mr Ioannou informed Mr Beros on the action plan and the protocols Cyprus has designed to address the spread of coronavirus, on the basis of t...