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29-01-2024 21:15

State of the Union by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides: Cyprus in Focus – Annual Programme 2024

Thank you very much for being here tonight and I welcome you all, key institutional partners partners in the implementation of the Governance Programme. In my Governance Programme I had included as an action "the annual presentation of the legislative programme that the executive intends to promote". Tonight, this process is institutionalised, making a catalytic contribution to the transparent and timely communication of what the Government is planning/programming for implementation. The tim...

29-01-2024 13:35

Imports, sales and stocks of petroleum products: December 2023

In December 2023, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 119.917 tonnes, recording an increase of 1,5% compared to December 2022. A rise was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (15,9%) as well as in the sales of heavy and light fuel oil (18,4% and 13,4% respectively) and asphalt (7,4 %). On the contrary, a decrease was observed in the provisions of marine gasoil (-10,6%) as well as in the sales of heating gasoil (-5,1%), liquified petroleum gases (-2,7%), road diesel (-...

29-01-2024 08:48

Announcement by the Department of Meteorology regarding precautionary actions to be taken in all cases which rain is expected

The Department of Meteorology, due to the fact that in the following days until Wednesday 31/01/202 local rains are expected, which in some cases may be intense, reminds that in all cases where there is a possibility of rain the agencies and citizens who have drainage wells under their control should check and clean them to avoid accumulation of water.The public is advised to monitor weather reports and warnings issued by the Department of Meteorology.(MS/NG)

28-01-2024 10:14

Address by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mr Alexis Vafeades, representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the inauguration of the new premises of the Apostolic Nunciature in Cyprus on January 26

Your Excellency,Ministers,Distinguished guests, I am truly delighted to be here with you today for the inauguration of the new premises of the Apostolic Nunciature in Cyprus.Today’s event is another benchmark of the fifty years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cyprus and the Holy See, which maintain excellent bilateral relations guided by common values. We recall with fondness the memorable Apostolic Visit of His Holliness Pope Benedict XVI in June 2010, the recent visit o...

26-01-2024 21:35

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, at the 35th anniversary event of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber

It is a great pleasure to attend the 35 years anniversary celebration of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) and to express our sincere appreciation and thanks for the invaluable contribution to the Cyprus shipping sector.Since its establishment in 1989, the CSC has been one of the closest collaborators of the government in our targeted efforts to successfully establish Cyprus as a modern, high-quality and competitive shipping cluster that has withstood the tests of time, thriving in moments o...

26-01-2024 18:12

Announcement by the Presidency of the Republic on the set of measures for the Turkish Cypriots

The Government announces today a set of 14 measures concerning a wide range of actions which impact the daily life of our Turkish Cypriot compatriots.The measures have been formulated following an assessment of all relevant parameters and will be implemented in line with national law, international law, and the European Union (EU) acquis.Specifically, the 14 measures are:1. Examination of all pending applications for the granting of Cypriot citizenship in the framework of the decision by t...

26-01-2024 13:45

Excavation of the Panagia Karmiotissa Site in Kato Polemidia

The Department of Antiquities, Deputy Ministry of Culture, announces the completion of the first excavation season of the “Panagia Karmiotissa” project. The excavation took place at the area surrounding the church of Panagia Karmiotissa under the direction of Dr Andreas Nicolaides and Dr Margot Hoffelt. This project is the result of two years of close collaboration between the Eratosthenes Centre of Excellence (ECoE) of the Technological University of Cyprus and the CNRS Laboratory of Mediev...

24-01-2024 21:10

Announcement by the Department of Contemporary Culture regarding Sessions x SPEL: Taking Stock

Sessions will open the doors of the State Gallery of Contemporary Art – SPEL for the last time on Saturday, January 27. For the closure of the series, a film will be screened and the book/catalogue of Sessions will be launched, while an open discussion will be held at 18:00 to take stock of the project.The book/catalogue attempts to document with photos and texts what happened in SPEL from June to December 2023, day by day. With an introductory note by Peter Eramian, accompanying texts, desc...

24-01-2024 15:54

Announcement by the Cyprus Organization for Standardization regarding the Design for Circular Construction Workshop

The second Workshop of the Social Experiment on Circular Economy in Construction and Buildings by the Cyprus Organization for Standardization (CYS) successfully took place on January 23rd.The workshop was attended by stakeholders representing the construction industry, competent authorities and academia/ research.The workshop is based on the outcomes of the first workshop, which stated the overall challenge the industry is facing towards transitioning to a circular model. Applying an intera...

24-01-2024 10:06

Address by the Minister of Health Michael Damianos at the kick-off meeting of the Project "Supporting Mental Health Resilience among youth in Cyprus"

It is with great pleasure that I address the Kick-Off Meeting of Project ''Supporting Mental health Resilience among Youth in Cyprus" organized by the Nursing Services of the Ministry of Health, DG REFORM and UNICEF.I would like to warmly thank the European Commission for its decision to fund this project and provide technical support to the Ministry of Health of Cyprus for the next two years.  I would further like to convey our gratitude to UNICEF colleagues who will implement this project....