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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 10-04-27

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


CONTENTS

  • [01] IACOVOU LIMNITIS
  • [02] AEOLIAN PARK FOUNDATION STONE
  • [03] TOURISM BROAD MEETING

  • [01] IACOVOU LIMNITIS

    Presidential Commissioner George Iacovou has said that there is a delay as regards the implementation of the project for the opening of the Limnitis crossing point on the northwest, linking the remote Pyrgos area to Nicosia, through the Turkish occupied areas.

    In statements after the conclusion of the second day of the National Council meeting, Iacovou said that the UN have informed him that new Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu has given his oral commitment that after the so called elections in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus, which took place April 18 2010, the project could begin.

    Iacovou said that the government of Cyprus expects the Turkish side to abide by the agreement to open the crossing point.

    We are in contact with the UN so that this project is implemented and we expect of course that Turkish Cypriots meet the agreement, which we have reached a long time ago, he said.

    [02] AEOLIAN PARK FOUNDATION STONE

    The foundation stone for the second Aeolian Park of Cyprus, the construction of which will be concluded in 2011, was laid Tuesday.

    Speaking at the event, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Antonis Paschalides said that the Aeolian Park Alexirgos will have a total power of 31,5 megawatt and will consist of 21 wind turbines of 1.5MW each.

    Paschalides added that the park will contribute to a great extent to the production of energy through renewable energy sources.

    Referring to the first Aeolian Park in Pafos, of a total power of 82MW, the Minister said it would soon be completed.

    [03] TOURISM BROAD MEETING

    A broad meeting took place Tuesday at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism during which participants discussed about the tourism industry and its prospects in Cyprus for 2010.

    In statements after the meeting, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Antonis Paschalides said that results so far are positive, due to the great effort of everybody involved.

    The broad meeting was attended by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Cyprus Airways and Eurocypria, travel agents, mayors, the Cyprus hoteliers association, etc.

    The Minister said that during the meeting they reviewed the tourism situation during the first four months of the year, including arrivals and revenue from tourism. Participants, he added, submitted their views and proposals.


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