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21-12-2023 14:44

Statements by the President of the Republic on the sidelines of his visit at 'Michalis Kailis' military camp

“At the beginning of the year, I will announce the negotiating team for the Cyprus problem and I will convene the National Council to inform them, immediately following the announcements to be made by the Secretary-General (SG) of the United Nations (UN),” said the President, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, today.In statements to the Media on the sidelines of his visit at 'Michalis Kailis' military camp, in view of the Christmas and New Year holidays, and in response to a journalist's observation ...

21-12-2023 14:42

Tourism Statistics 2020 - 2022

TravellersThe movement of travellers to and from Cyprus in 2022 recorded an increase compared to 2021 and 2020[1]. Total arrivals of travellers reached 4.833.939 (Figure 1), recording an increase of 85,8%, and departures totalled 4.815.779, also recording an increase of 86,4%, compared to 2021. In 2020, arrivals of travellers reached 1.164.938 and departures 1.167.942. Air traffic represented 95,5% of arrivals and 95,4% of departures in 2022. TouristsTourist arrivals increased by 65,3%...

21-12-2023 10:33

Annual “Stella Soulioti” Human Rights Award

The ‘‘Stella Soulioti’’ Human Rights Award was established in 2021 in order to pay tribute to the unique and multi-dimensional legacy of Mrs Stella Soulioti, a remarkable figure in modern Cypriot history who inspired successive generations of Cypriots. This annual award was established to honour a person or a non-governmental organisation for outstanding contribution in the field of human rights in Cyprus.The 2023 Award Assessment Committee, comprised of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Chai...

20-12-2023 15:56

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Constantinos Kombos, on the occasion of the Foreign Minister of Israel’s working visit to Cyprus

Dear Eli, first of all, let me welcome you to Cyprus. The circumstances have changed dramatically since our first meeting back in March. Today is an opportunity to reiterate Cyprus’ approach, which is guided by the following principles, at these difficult times. First, as we have repeatedly and unequivocally stated, Cyprus condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the 7th of October terrorist attacks by Hamas. Secondly, we demand the immediate and unconditional release of all the hostages ...

19-12-2023 13:15

Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP): November 2023

Annual Rate of Change 2,4%The HICP rose by 2,4% between November 2022 and November 2023, and decreased by 1,5% in the month between October 2023 and November 2023. For the period January – November 2023, the HICP rose by 4,1% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1) Note: The HICP in Euro area for the last month is based on EUROSTAT’s estimation (flash estimate).Compared to November 2022, the largest change was noted in Restaurants and Hotels (7,1%). (Table 1)...

19-12-2023 11:49

The President of the Republic signed the Book of Condolence for the late Amir of the State of Kuwait

The President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, signed today the Book of Condolence opened at the Embassy of Kuwait in Nicosia for the passing away of the late Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Nawal al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. In his message, the President of the Republic wrote the following: “It is with profound sorrow that I express my deepest condolences to the Royal Family, the Government and the people of the State of Kuwait over the loss of the late Amir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahm...

18-12-2023 18:00

Price Index of Construction Materials: November 2023

Annual Change +0,08%The Price Index of Construction Materials for November 2023 reached 134,04 units (base year 2015=100), recording a decrease of 0,19% compared to the previous month.Compared to the same month of the previous year, the index recorded an increase of 0,08%. By main commodity category, increases were recorded in minerals (13,72%), mineral products (5,47%), products of wood, insulation materials, chemicals and plastics (0,50%) and electromechanical products (0,39%). A decrease...

18-12-2023 16:40

Tourist arrivals and returns of residents of Cyprus from trips abroad: November 2023

Tourist Arrivals +6,5% and Returns of Residents of Cyprus +14,7% Tourist ArrivalsThe arrivals of tourists reached 159.605 in November 2023 compared to 149.857 in November 2022, recording an increase of 6,5%.For the period of January – November 2023, arrivals of tourists totaled 3.722.022 compared to 3.091.039 in the corresponding period of 2022, recording an increase of 20,4%.Arrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for November 2023, with a share of 26,8% (42.724...

17-12-2023 11:53

Statements by the President of the Republic

The appointment of the United Nations Secretary-General's envoy will go into effect as of the 1st of the new year, said the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, today.In statements to the Media, the President of the Republic said that he agrees with certain decisions of the European Council, such as Ukraine’s and some other countries’ EU course, but he expressed his disagreement and concern about the way certain decisions were taken, as well as about the fact that that it was...

15-12-2023 14:31

Announcement by the Cyprus Post regarding the position of mail delivery person for Kouklia Postal Agency – Aphrodite Hills & Ha Potami areas

The Cyprus Post is accepting applications from residents of Kouklia community and the surrounding areas who are interested to undertake the delivery of mail and parcels, with a remuneration of €650,00 per month, in the form of assignment of duties rather than a contract of employment.Statistical research will be taken within the community in due time within 2024, for one month, in order to reassess the possibility of adjusting the remuneration.The last day for applications is the 5th of Jan...