Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 01-11-06
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Tuesday, 6 November 2001
-  Forthcoming visit by President of the Republic to New York
-  7.2 million pounds to support the tourist industry on the island
 Forthcoming visit by President of the Republic to New York
The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Glafkos Clerides, received on 5
November 2001 at the Presidential Palace, the USA Ambassador to Cyprus, Mr
In his statements the USA Ambassador stated that during their meetings the
two men discussed various issues related to President Clerides' forthcoming
visit to New York.
Mr Bandler noted that his country supported Cyprus' accession process to
the EU with the hope that it would act as a catalyst for the solution of
the Cyprus problem. He added that the important factor at this stage would
be the resumption of the talks for the solution of the problem.
 7.2 million pounds to support the tourist industry on the island
Four million Cyprus pounds as well as 3.2 million for winter tourism will
be added to promote the campaign to advertise Cyprus as a tourist
destination, in other words overall 7.2 million pounds will be disposed in
The afore-mentioned was decided on 5 November 2001 during the meeting of
the Council of Ministers and was announced by the Minister of Trade,
Industry and Tourism, Mr Nicos Rolandis.
The Minister added that he would be going to Frankfurt where he would be
meeting with travel agents to promote Cyprus as a safe tourist destination.
Mr Rolandis stated that he believed that these measures would benefit the
Cypriot tourist industry and would allow it to escape the crisis.
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/