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30-06-2022 18:11

Announcement by the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy for the issuance of a European Digital COVID Certificate to Turkish Cypriots

The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy informs Turkish Cypriot citizens, who have been vaccinated and/or recovered from Covid-19 and wish to obtain the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC), that this service will continue to be available until the 31st of October 2022.Those interested can visit the website for the issuance of their certificate.(NG)

30-06-2022 12:42

Index of Industrial Output Prices: May 2022

The Index of Industrial Output Prices for May 2022 reached 130,4 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 4,1% compared to April 2022. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded an increase of 22,0%. For the period January-May 2022, the index showed an increase of 18,8% compared to the corresponding period of 2021. In May 2022 compared to April 2022, the index showed a rise in the sectors of electricity supply by 13,2%, mining and quarrying by 1,9% a...

30-06-2022 08:05

Written statement by the Government Spokesman, Mr Marios Pelekanos, on the EU-NATO dinner, attended by the President of the Republic, in Madrid

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, participated, last night, in the deliberations of the Euro-Atlantic working dinner hosted in Madrid by the Prime Minister of Spain, Mr Pedro Sánchez.President Anastasiades had the opportunity to speak with a number of leaders of the EU and NATO countries, both on the sidelines and during the dinner. Among others, he exchanged views with the Greek Prime Minister, Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, the British...

29-06-2022 15:21

EMA starts review for Imvavex Monkeypox vaccine

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has started a review of data to extend the use of the smallpox vaccine Imvanex to include protecting people from monkeypox disease.Imvanex is currently authorised in the EU for the prevention of smallpox in adults. It contains a live modified form of the vaccinia virus called ‘vaccinia Ankara’, which is related to the smallpox virus. It is also considered a potential vaccine for monkeypox because of the similarity between the monkeypox virus and the sma...

29-06-2022 15:05

Remarks by the Minister of Defence, Mr Charalambos Petrides, on the signing of GtoG agreement for the acquirement of Military Personal Protective Equipment and Load Carriage System

The defence cooperation between Cyprus and Israel continues to grow and extend. We are proud that this cooperation is in tandem with our excellent bilateral relations and reflect how neighboring countries should work for promoting peace and stability.I want therefore to express my appreciation for the signing of the intergovernmental agreement today, for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment and Load Carriage System for the Armed Forces of the Republic of Cyprus. It follows another imp...

29-06-2022 14:54

Average Monthly Earnings of Employees: 1st quarter 2022

 Based on provisional data, the average gross monthly earnings of employees during the first quarter of 2022, amounted to €2.019 compared to €1.891 during the first quarter of 2021, i.e. an increase of 6,8% is observed. It is noted that, during the first quarter of 2021, the Special Schemes of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance for dealing with the pandemic were in force, resulting in reduced average gross monthly earnings, since the amount taken into account is the earnings paid by ...

29-06-2022 14:49

European Statistics Competition, National Phase – Award Ceremony

The award ceremony for the finalist teams of the National Phase of the European Statistics Competition 2021-2022, took place today at the University of Cyprus. The awards and diplomas were presented by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, Mr Prodromos Prodromou, the Rector of the University of Cyprus and President of the Cyprus Statistical Society, Professor Tasos Christofides, and the Director of the Directorate of Strategy, Coordination and Communication of the Ministry of ...

29-06-2022 14:48

Industrial Production Index: April 2022

In April 2022, the Industrial Production Index reached 126,0 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 0,6% compared to April 2021. For the period January – April 2022, the index recorded an increase of 3,8% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.The manufacturing sector registered an increase of 0,2% compared to April 2021. Increases were also observed in the sectors of water supply and materials recovery (+19,7%) and electricity supply (+1,0%). The mining and quar...

29-06-2022 11:22

Statements by the Government Spokesman on the participation of the President of the Republic at the EU-NATO dinner, held in Madrid

At the EU-NATO dinner in Madrid, the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, will refer to the Cyprus problem as an open wound in Europe and he will stress that its solution will have beneficial effects in terms of the stability and security of the wider region, Government Spokesman, Mr Marios Pelekanos, said today.In statements to the media from Madrid, where he accompanies President Anastasiades, the Government Spokesman said that “Having accepted the invitation of the Spanish Pr...

28-06-2022 13:12

Announcement by the Ministry of Health on the decisions of the Council of Ministers

In the last days, there has been an increase in all epidemiological indicators, as well as in the number of hospitalized individuals. The increase in infections is due to BA.4, BA.5 variants and their evolutionary sub-strains. The Ministry of Health reiterates its call for compliance with the personal protection measures (mask, distance, hand hygiene), in order to prevent further deterioration of the epidemiological situation. Collective and individual responsibility has had a major contribut...