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29-01-2022 12:16

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, on a working visit to the United States

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, departs tomorrow for a working visit in Washington DC, following an invitation by his US counterpart, Mr Antony Blinken. On Tuesday, February 1st, the Foreign Minister will meet at the US State Department with Secretary Blinken. Discussions will focus on bilateral relations and the prospects of further deepening ties in a broad spectrum of fields, the Cyprus Problem and the creation of the necessary conditions ...

28-01-2022 14:55

“Shaping tomorrow’s Europe: Young people have their say” – Open dialogue with students in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe

In the framework of the ongoing dialogue on the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth and the General Secretariat for European Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are organizing an open debate with lyceum students, in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, the European Parliament Office in Cyprus and the Press and Information Office.The Embassies of the Netherlands, France and Germany also participate in th...

28-01-2022 14:16

Industrial Production Index: November 2021

Annual Change +4,4% In November 2021, the Industrial Production Index reached 132,6 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 4,4% compared to November 2020. For the period January – November 2021, the index recorded an increase of 7,8% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.   The manufacturing sector registered an increase of 5,1% compared to November 2020. Increases were also observed in the sectors of mining and quarrying (+8,3%) and water supply and materials ...

28-01-2022 12:54

Announcement by the Shipping Deputy Ministry regarding the passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) announces the expiration of the deadline for submission of tenders to establish a passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece, as a service of General Economic Interest in accordance with the European Union rules.This tender procedure, which was launched on November 25, 2021, has attracted the interest of economic operators who have submitted a tender through the e-Procurement System of the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus.The tenders submit...

28-01-2022 12:38

Photo Album - PoR – Meeting on asphalt production plants

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, presides over a meeting on asphalt production plants, at the Presidential Palace.

28-01-2022 11:53

Rapid Antigen Testing Units – 29 January 2022

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 6 and above must hold one of the following:Certificate of full vaccination.Proof that they have been infected with COVID-19 during the last six months.Certificate of a negative rapid antigen test, valid for 7 days, for individuals aged 6-11 years old.Certificate of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test, valid fo...

28-01-2022 11:03

Installation of Border Xpress Kiosks at Larnaka and Pafos Airports

Project Code: CY/2019/ISF/SO2.NO3.1The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces the completion of the receipt and installation of 80 Border Xpress Kiosks at the Larnaka and Pafos airports.For the implementation of the project “Installation of Border Xpress Kiosks at Larnaca and Paphos Airports-CY/2019/ISF/SO2.NO3.1”, a Grant Agreement was signed on the 12th August 2019 between the European Funds Unit of the Ministry of Interior, which is the Responsible Authority for the In...

28-01-2022 08:27

**Updated** COVID-19: EMA recommends conditional marketing authorisation for Paxlovid

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for the oral antiviral medicine Paxlovid (PF-07321332 / ritonavir) for the treatment of COVID-19. The applicant is Pfizer Europe MA EEIG.The Committee recommended authorising Paxlovid for treating COVID-19 in adults who do not require supplemental oxygen and who are at increased risk of the disease becoming severe.Paxlovid is the first antiviral medicine to be given by mouth that is recomme...

27-01-2022 18:50

UN Security Council renews UNFICYP’s mandate

The UN Security Council today, (27.1.2022) adopted Resolution 2618 on Cyprus, renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for a period of six months, until the end of July 2022.The provisional document can be seen here: S/RES/2618 (2022) (EH)

27-01-2022 14:26

Reminder regarding the use of the CovScan Cyprus application

Following the Quarantine Decrees of the Ministry of Health (No. 44 dated 3.12.2021 & No. 45 dated 14.12.2021), the Deputy Ministry informs citizens and businesses that the national regulations regarding the checks of the European Digital COVID Certificates (EUDCC) Cyprus through the CovScan Cyprus application, have been adjusted as follows:The check through the application, which is carried out by scanning the QR code indicated on the certificate, presents as of December 18 the following...