CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 07/03/2019 13:10

FinMin bears biggest responsibility over the failure of the CCB, Committee of Inquiry says

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades bears the biggest responsibility for the failure of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, the Committee of Inquiry on the failure of the CCB said on Wednesday.

Trilateral meeting between Cyprus, Jordan and Greece on a parliamentary level agreed, says House President

Cyprus Parliament President Demetris Syllouris said he and his Jordanian counterpart agreed on a Trilateral meeting on the level of Parliament Speakers between Cyprus, Greece and Jordan.

Minister of Energy says Glaucus recoverability expected to be very high

Cypriot Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said Wednesday that the quality of the reservoir found in Block 10 of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) allows optimism that the recoverability would be very high.

President of the Republic received by Queen Elizabeth

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was received today by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

Government working to combat discrimination, Labour Minister says

Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance Minister Zeta Emilianidou has said the ministrys work against discrimination and promoting equality throughout the years has been multifaceted.

Securities market has grown over 169% since 2011, CySEC Chairwoman says

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission’s (CySEC) Chairwoman Demetra Kalogerou has said that between 2011 and 2018 the securities market has grown by more than 169% with supervised entities reaching in January 2019, 666 compared to 247 in 2011.

Eurostat: 825,000 individuals in EU and 5,517 in Cyprus obtained citizenship in 2017

In 2017, around 825,000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU Member State down from 995,000 in 2016 and 841,000 in 2015, according to data released today by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU Member States in 2017, 17% were former citizens of another EU Member State, while the majority were non-EU citizens or stateless.

Source: Cyprus News Agency