CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – Nicosia 07/08/2019 13:27

President Anastasiades consults with close associates and advisors ahead of meeting with Akinci

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be holding meetings and consultations with his close associates and advisors today and Thursday, ahead of his new meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, set for Friday at 1030am local time.

Government source hopes that two sides will appear willing at Friday meeting to continue Cyprus settlement efforts

A government source expressed its expectation that the two sides in Cyprus will record their willingness to continue meeting and to pursue their efforts for the resumption of settlement talks, during an informal meeting between President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci taking place this Friday.

Energy Minister to attend 1st Energy Ministerial Conference between Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the US

?inister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis is in Athens to attend the 1st Energy Ministerial Conference with the participation of Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the US, which will be held in the Greek capital.

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot side keep each other informed on West Nile Virus cases, Health Services chief says

The Greek Cypriot side and the Turkish Cypriot side are keeping each other informed through the Bicommunal Committee for Health after two cases of West Nile Virus were confirmed in the government-controlled areas and another six in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus, Public Health Service General Director Alvertos Karis said on Tuesday. He also said that UNFICYP is contributing to getting rid of mosquitoes within the buffer zone.

Arrival of travellers increases in June

The arrival of travelers in June 2019 reached 661.970 compared to 642.030 in June 2018, recording an increase of 3.1%, according to data released Wednesday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. The increase is mainly attributed to the return of residents of Cyprus (19.5%).

Source: Cyprus News Agency