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21-05-2018 10:07

Announcement on the dust in the atmosphere of Cyprus

The Department of Labour Inspection of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, announces that today, 21st of May 2018 at 08:00 the hourly concentration of respirable particles in ambient air with diameter less than 10 micrometers (PM10), were between the maximum value of 90 μg/m3 and minimum value of 52 μg/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter). Consequently it is expected that the average 24hour concentration will exceed the corresponding limit value of 50 μg/m3 as defined by the rela...

18-05-2018 21:10

Address by the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades at the dinner organized on the occasion of the International Conference on Climate Change

It is a great pleasure to welcome you tonight at the Presidential Palace on the occasion of the International Conference “Climate Change in the Mediterranean and the Middle East: Challenges and Solutions”.First and above all, I would like to express my deepest appreciation and congratulations to the Cyprus Institute for organizing this Conference which addresses one of the most important challenges for our region for now and the years to come: Climate Change and in particular the impact of C...

18-05-2018 12:47

Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion between Cyprus and Andorra

The Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income was signed today, May 18th 2018, at Elsinore of Denmark, during the 128th session of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Council of Europe, between the Republic of Cyprus and the Principality of Andorra. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, οn behalf of the Republic of Cyprus, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs Maria Ubach Font, on behalf of ...

18-05-2018 11:15

Speech by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at the Conference “Climate Change in the Mediterranean and the Middle East: Challenges and Solutions”

It is with great pleasure that I address the international conference “Climate Change in the Mediterranean and the Middle East: Challenges and Solutions”, which is organized by the Cyprus Institute.The findings contained in the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are clear. Global warming is undisputable and human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century.We must rise to these challenges with the appropriate...

17-05-2018 12:50

Tourist arrivals: April 2018

Tourist arrivals +9,7%On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 314.143 in April 2018 compared to 286.331 in April 2017, recording an increase of 9,7%. April 2018 had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the specific month.For the period of January – April 2018 arrivals of tourists totaled 683.581 compared to 572.024 in the corresponding period of 2017, recording an increase of 19,5% and outnumbering the total arrival...

17-05-2018 09:46

Address by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mrs Vassiliki Anastassiades, at the Cyprus Aviation Symposium

It is with great pleasure that I have accepted the invitation to address this important Symposium. I welcome all of you to this event, especially those speakers and participants coming from abroad.I would like first of all to extend my congratulations to the Organizers, Sponsors and Supporting Groups, for organizing this international event on such an interesting and important subject. The high quality of the Conference is guaranteed by the topics that will be addressed as well as by the re...

17-05-2018 09:12

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, participates in the Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, will participate in the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, which will be held in Elsinore, Denmark, on the 17th and 18th of May 2018. The main topic of discussion among the Ministers will be the role of the Council of Europe in countering current challenges.In the margins of the Ministerial Session, Foreign Minister Christodoulides will have a meeting with the Secretary Gen...

16-05-2018 20:09

The President of the Republic participated in the European People's Party Meeting in Sofia

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, participated in the afternoon, today, in Sofia, in the European People's Party (EPP) Meeting, which is taking place on the sidelines of the European Union-Western Balkans Summit Meeting.In his remarks after the conclusion of the EPP Meeting, the President of the Republic said that "the Meeting of the European People's Party concentrated mainly on a proclamation which concerns of course the Western Balkans, the prospects, the actions that...

16-05-2018 12:40

Harmonized index of consumer Prices: April 2018

Annual rate of change -0,3%The Harmonized Price Index (HICP) for April 2018 decreased by 0,3% when compared to April 2017, while compared to March of 2018 increased by 1,1%. For the period January-April 2018 the HICP recorded a decrease of 0,6 % 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 estimation (flash estimate).Compared to April 2017, the largest change was noted in Clothing and Footwear (-3,...

15-05-2018 12:02

The President of the Republic leaves for Sofia to participate in the European Union–Western Balkans Summit

The President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades leaves on the morning of May 16, 2018, for Sofia, Bulgaria, to participate in the European Union –Western Balkans Summit.On the same day, in the afternoon, President Anastasiades will also participate in the European Popular Party Summit, which will take place on the sidelines of the EU-Western Balkans Summit.In the evening of 16 May, President Anastasiades will attend an informal dinner hosted by the President of the European Council, Mr ...

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