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30-09-2020 21:46

Address by the President of the Republic at the PSEKA event in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Cyprus

Distinguished Delegates, Dear Friends.At the outset, I would like to sincerely thank the organisers of today’s event, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus.And as we celebrate this anniversary, we honour and pay tribute to all those who fought and sacrificed their lives to end colonialism and establish the Republic of Cyprus.At the same time, we also pay tribute to the law enforcement bodies and the volunteers who defended the existence of the Republic of Cyprus ...

30-09-2020 21:13

Address of the Presidential Commissioner at the PSEKA celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Cyprus

Honorable dignitaries in Washington DC,Distinguished guests,Dear friends, It is a distinct honor to be here, online with you, to join you in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Cyprus. Let me first commend the organizers (Philip, Andy and Mike) and all contributors for this brilliant initiative and thank them for the opportunity to participate.The Independence anniversary of October 1st is certainly one of the most important celebrations in our nationa...

30-09-2020 13:21

Statement to the press by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, on the occasion of the visit to Cyprus by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Ms Arancha González Laya

I am very pleased to welcome to Cyprus my good friend, Arancha González Laya, and the members of her delegation.Cyprus and Spain share a long history, dating back centuries. Over the years we have established a concrete relationship, at the political and economic level, as well as people to people contacts.During our discussion today we reaffirmed our mutual will to work with a view to further enhancing and expanding our cooperation, in fields such as trade, investment, education and tourism...

30-09-2020 11:21

Photo Album - The Minister of Foreign Affairs in a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, in a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, Ms Arancha Gonzalez Laya, today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

30-09-2020 09:41

Photo Album - The President of the Republic receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, Ms Arancha González Laya, today at the Presidential Palace. 

30-09-2020 09:29

The President of the Republic leaves for Brussels

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, will leave today for Brussels in order to participate in the Special European Council on 1 and 2 October.Among the issues to be discussed at the Council summit are foreign affairs, in particular relations with Turkey and the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, relations with China, the situation in Belarus, the single market, industrial policy and digital transformation.On the sidelines of the Summit, President Anastasiades will hol...

29-09-2020 12:37

Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be closed on the 1st of October

The Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be closed on Thursday, 1st of October 2020, due to the public holiday.(ΙK/SCH) 

29-09-2020 08:50

High concentrations of dust in the air

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, 29 September 2020, 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....

28-09-2020 14:55

Photo Album - The Minister of Education in a meeting with the President of the Union of Cyprus Communities and representatives of various mountain Communities

The Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, Mr Prodromos Prodromou, in a meeting with the President of the Union of Cyprus Communities and representatives of various mountain Communities

28-09-2020 12:53

Average monthly earnings of employees: 2nd quarter 2020, annual change: 1,7%

 Based on provisional data, the average gross monthly earnings of employees during the second quarter of 2020 amounted to €1.925 compared to €1.893 during the second quarter of 2019, i.e. an increase of 1,7% is observed.The average gross monthly earnings during the second quarter of 2020, seasonally adjusted, are estimated at €2.004 and compared to the first quarter of 2020 decreased by 0,5%.Note: From the 1st quarter of 2020 onwards, data are provisional.  The average gross monthly ea...

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