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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 11-12-28

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  • [01] Finance Minister reveals large foreign investment in Cyprus
  • [02] Health Ministry about PIP implants
  • [03] CMP expresses gratitude over Cyprus donation

  • [01] Finance Minister reveals large foreign investment in Cyprus

    Minister of Finance Kikis Kazamias revealed on Wednesday that a foreign investor is seriously interested in investing in a large project that would boost both the flagging construction industry and Cyprus` tourism sector.

    Kazamias accompanied the foreign investor during a meeting with Cypriot President Demetris Christofias.

    ``The particular possible investment is both large and serious and concerns the possibility for an investment in any location deemed appropriate for the construction industry and which would boost our tourist product,`` he said responding to questions, adding the project concerns ``a big building complex which would enrich our tourist product.``

    [02] Health Ministry about PIP implants

    No breast implants by French manufacturer PIP have been used in public sector hospitals, Ministry of Health notes adding however that it seems that such implants have been used in the private sector or for women who have been operated abroad.

    In a new press release issued on Wednesday, the Health Ministry notes that the existing scientific data do not indicate to the existence of increased cancer possibility for women with PIP implants.

    [03] CMP expresses gratitude over Cyprus donation

    The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) expressed its sincere gratitude to Cyprus for its latest generous donation of EUR 240,000.

    ``This new donation has enabled the CMP to extend the working area of its Anthropological Laboratory to accommodate a larger team of scientists in order to expedite the identification process of the remains of missing persons within the framework of its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus,`` the CMP states in a press release issued on Wednesday.

    According to the press release, to date human remains representing over 830 individuals have been exhumed while over 310 missing persons have been identified and their remains returned to the families concerned.

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