JRCC’s role crucial, one of most modern in Europe, Ministers says at inauguration ceremony

Minister of Defence, Charalambos Petrides described on Monday the role of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) as crucial, noting that it is one of the most modern Centers in Europe.

The Minister of Defence and Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, attended on Monday the inauguration ceremony of the new facilities of the JRCC in Larnaka.

In his address, Petrides noted that in recent years, the Republic of Cyprus has attributed great importance in the development of a reliable and capable Search and Rescue System, being fully aware of its obligations arising from the Conventions and Regulations of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), as well as from the exploitation of the resources within its Exclusive Economic Zone.

Source: Cyprus News Agency