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07-06-2018 21:20

Address by the President of the Republic at an event οn the occasion of the celebration for the Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

I am truly delighted to join you all this evening to celebrate together the official Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.At the outset, I wish to express my sincere thanks to the High Commissioner Mr Lillie for the kind invitation and for hosting this wonderful reception.Her Majesty’s devotion to the service of her country and to the people of the United Kingdom provides a unique inspiration to leaders around the world. So does her leadership in skillfully steering the Common...

07-06-2018 20:52

Address by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Russia

I am deeply honored to join you all this evening to celebrate the National Day of Russia. On this distinct occasion, we join the Russian people in honoring the new constitutional era, established with the adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on June 12, 1980.Dear Ambassador Osadchiy, On behalf of the Government and the people of Cyprus, please convey to President Putin and Prime Minister Medvedev my heartfelt congratulations an...

07-06-2018 20:07

Address by the President of the House of Representatives, Mr Demetris Syllouris, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Cyprus Institute of Marketing

I would first like to convey my sincere congratulations to the Cyprus Institute of Marketing team and especially the founder, my friend Prof. Theo Hadjiyannis, for the amazing achievement of reaching 40 years.The Cyprus Institute of Marketing was established in 1978 at a time when Cyprus was still struggling to rebuild its economy following the 1974 Turkish Invasion. 40 years later, it’s now the leading Business School in Cyprus and a rising star in Europe. We owe the introduction of Marketi...

07-06-2018 13:16

Visit of the Tánaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Ireland to Cyprus

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, will hold bilateral consultations with the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Ireland, Mr Simon Coveney, who will be on a working visit to Cyprus on Friday, June 8, 2018.The two Ministers will discuss, inter alia, the latest developments on the Cyprus problem, European and regional issues of common interest, as well as the bilateral relations between Cyprus and Ireland, an...

07-06-2018 13:00

Completion of the 2018 archaeological mission of the University of Leicester at Akrotiri-Dreamer’s Bay

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces the completion of the 2018 archaeological mission of the University of Leicester at Akrotiri-Dreamer’s Bay, in the Limassol district. The team, under the direction of Prof. Simon James, consisted of professional excavation staff and undergraduate students of the University of Leicester’s School of Archaeology & Ancient History, assisted by graduate students from the University of Cyprus. It was conduc...

07-06-2018 12:48

Consumer Price Index: May 2018

Inflation 1,3%In May 2018, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1,09 units to 100,96 units compared to 99,87 units in April 2018. Compared to May 2017, the CPI is increased by 1,3% while for the period January - May 2018, the CPI is decreased by 0,1% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1)In the twelve-month period from May 2017 to June 2018, in comparison to the period from May 2016 to June 2017, the annual average rate of change of the CPI was -0,1%. Th...

07-06-2018 12:28

The President of the Republic sent a congratulatory message to the new Prime Minister of Spain

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, sent a congratulatory message to the new Prime Minister of Spain Mr. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón.In his message President Anastasiades stated the following:“I would like to warmly congratulate you for your appointment as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Spain and to convey my best wishes for every success in the accomplishment of your high office.I would like to assure you that I very much look forward to working closely with you in or...

07-06-2018 12:23

The President of the Republic sent a congratulatory messageto the new Prime Minister of Italy

 The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, sent a congratulatory message to the new Prime Minister of Italy, Mr Giuseppe Conte.In his message President Anastasiades stated the following:“I would like to congratulate you on the assumption of your high duties as President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic and express our keenness to nurture the existing excellent relations between our two countries.Our bilateral relations acquired a new mutually beneficial impet...

06-06-2018 16:59

General Assembly elects President of its Session – Permanent Representative of Cyprus elected Vice President of the General Assembly

The General Assembly elected today, Ms María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador as President of its 73rd session. The General Assembly also elected the Permanent Representative of Cyprus, Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou to the post of Vice President of the Assembly.Ms Espinosa Garcés is the fourth woman to helm the 193-member organ in its more than seven-decades-long history. Ms Espinosa, a former Minister for National Defence, received 128 votes, surpassing the required simple majority of 9...

06-06-2018 12:49

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Netherlands inaugurates the exhibition “Where have you been?” by Toula Liasi

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Netherlands, Mr Elpidoforos Economou, inaugurated the exhibition “Where have you been?” in The Hague, on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The exhibition by Cypriot artist Ms Toula Liasi is dedicated to the missing persons in Cyprus and is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus.At the inauguration, Ambassador Economou delivered a speech on behalf of Presidential Commissioner Mr Pho...

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