Committee for naturalisations identifies possible criminal, political, and disciplinary responsibilities

Myron Nikolatos, President of the Inquiry Committee, appointed to look into the exceptional naturalisations granted to foreign businessmen and investors from 2007 to August 17, 2020 said on Monday that the Committee has identified possible criminal, political, and disciplinary responsibilities.

Nikolatos, who handed over to the Attorney General the Committee`s final report, said that between 2007 until August 2020, the Committee`s position is that there were massive illegalities, ie exceeding of the relevant law by the Council of Ministers and others regarding the naturalisation of family members of investors-businesspersons and company executives- investors.

He said that out of the 6,779 exceptional naturalisations of physical persons, 3,609 physical persons, or 53%, are family members and company executives, who have been naturalised outside the legal f

Source: Cyprus News Agency