Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 99-04-06
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Tuesday, 6 April 1999
-  Government sends humanitarian aid to Yugoslavia
-  Cyprus - Romania to enhance trade co-operation
 Government sends humanitarian aid to Yugoslavia
The Cyprus government will send humanitarian aid to the refugees of the
Kosovo crisis, Government Spokesman Mr Costas Serezis announced yesterday.
He said the humanitarian aid will include medicine, food and clothing.
Mr Serezis pointed out that the issue will be discussed in Athens today
between Foreign Minister Ioannis Kassoulides and his Greek counterpart
"Due to its position and its involvement in the crisis, the Greek
government will guide us on how to go about it ", the Spokesman said
referring to the despatch of the aid.
 Cyprus - Romania to enhance trade co-operation
Cyprus companies have invested about 570 million dollars in Romania, Cyprus
Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Mr Nicos Rolandis said yesterday.Speaking
to the press after a meeting with his Romanian counterpart Mr Radu
Berceanou, Mr Rolandis stated that the two countries agreed to enhance
their co-operation in the fields of commerce and industry.
Mr Rolandis also stressed that Cyprus' economy would greatly benefit from
investments in Romania, noting that a large number of Cyprus companies are
operating in Romania.
On his part, the Romanian Minister stressed that his country considers
Cyprus an important country in the eastern Mediterranean, due to the heavy
Cypriot investment there. He added that both countries maintain "very good
and very close relations".
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/