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03-06-2020 12:36

Invitation for declaration of interest Competition regarding the handling of thermal cameras and platforms at ports and airports

The Directorate of Markets and Procurement of the Ministry of Health invite all nursing professionals who are interested to bid for the provision of their services, to declare their interest in connection with the competition regarding the subject: Purchase of the Services of Nurses for the handling of thermal cameras and platforms to be used for travellers to Cyprus at the airports of Larnaka – Pafos and at the ports of Lemesos – Larnaka, for a contract duration of three (3) months with rene...

03-06-2020 10:30

State Scholarship Foundation of Cyprus announces scholarship programs of the Japanese Government

The  State Scholarship Foundation of Cyprus announces that the Japanese Government, through the Embassy of Japan in Cyprus, will provide scholarships for 2021 to Cypriot nationals who wish to continue their studies in the Japanese universities as research students for a master or PhD degree, born on or after April 2, 1986.Duration of scholarships and coverage:The duration of study for research students is two years or one and a half year (including six months of Japanese language training) a...

03-06-2020 10:09

One of the world’s leading cruise vessel operators chooses Cyprus as a location for the layup of technically advanced cruise ships

Following close consultation between the relevant/responsible government Authorities and the maritime private sector, the Deputy Ministry of Shipping announces that Cyprus has been chosen and awarded as a location (in the Limassol Moni anchorage) for the layup of currently 6 technically advanced cruise ships by one of the world’s leading cruise vessel operators, under the support of a local maritime provider.The majority of modern cruise ships features amongst the most advanced and environme...

02-06-2020 13:10

Statements by the Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides, on the meeting of the President of the Republic with representatives of financial institutions

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today received at the Presidential Palace representatives of the financial Institutions in the presence of the Minister of Finance, Mr. Constantinos Petrides.Speaking to the press after the meeting, Mr. Petrides said that “a very constructive discussion took place”, during the meeting.“We move on to stage 2”, he said, “which is the stage of recovery, with the Government and the banking sector contributing the means at their disposal tow...

02-06-2020 12:21

The Cyprus Post accepts applications for Alassa Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of community of Alassa village to take over the local postal agency in the form of assignment of duties and not employment, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €292,00 on a monthly basis.The application deadline is15th June 2020.For further information contact Lemesos District Post Officer at tel. 25802254 – 25802256. (ΙΚ/ECHR)

01-06-2020 19:21

Written statement by the Government Spokesman Mr Kyriacos Koushos

The Cyprus Government condemns in the strongest manner the vandalism that took place at the Köprülü Mosque, in Limassol.Such actions that are directed against places of worship are unacceptable regardless of where they come from.The President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades immediately gave explicit instructions for the in-depth investigation of the case and for the prosecution of the guilty parties.  For the written statement by the Government Spokesman in Turkish , please click he...

01-06-2020 18:49

Decisions by the Minister of Labour on the implementation of Special Schemes for combating the consequences of the COVID-19 virus.

The Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, announces that the Decisions of the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance on the implementation of Special Schemes for combating the consequences of the COVID-19 virus for the period from 13 May 2020 until 12 June 2020, are today published  in the Official Gazette of the Republic. The said Decisions can be found on the specific website, the Ministry announces that the applications concerning ...

01-06-2020 12:33

Televised message by the President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades on the 1st day of implementing the 2nd stage of GESY

This day is one which should make us all feel proud, the citizens, the Government, the parties and institutions.It is a truly historic day because we come to realize a long-standing vision of our country; the start of implementing its second stage brings the General Health Scheme into completion, a scheme that has been eluding us for decades.I really want to warmly congratulate all those who have contributed in reaching this point.It is my strong belief that the best possible provision of ...