TUESDAY, 18 FEB 2020

 

CONNECT

Facebook Linked In Twitter
GAP_Group_2019_728x90px
GloriaJeans_266x90px
IMH LTD

Nikos Christodoulides: We Do Not Meddle With Turkish Cypriots’ Internal Matters

EIB President Confirms €230m Were Provided For Local Projects Last Year In Cyprus

IMH LTD
GAP_Group_2019_468x60px

POLITICS

brought to you by Deloitte

Nicosia and Washington accelerate efforts for Cyprus to become part of the Visa Waiver Program

Nicosia and Washington accelerate efforts for Cyprus to become part of the Visa Waiver Program

Nicosia and Washington accelerate their efforts to include Cyprus in the United States’ Visa Waiver Program, with the two sides setting up a Working Group to deal with this matter, the CNA reports.

A Foreign Ministry announcement says that Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris, and Minister of Justice and Public Order George Savvides met jointly on Tuesday with US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl C. Risch, who is paying a working visit in Cyprus.

The meeting, it is added, is part of the effort to further strengthen Cyprus-US cooperation on a wide range of issues, including the process to abolish the need for Cypriot passport holders who want to travel to the US to obtain a visa.

During the meeting the two sides reviewed the progress achieved so far in relation to Cyprus’ inclusion to the Visa Waiver Program and they decided to immediately set up a Working Group, with competent officials from both governments, to accelerate the efforts and successfully conclude the process the soonest possible.

It is noted that they also discussed ways to further develop bilateral relations, and that they exchanged views on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, which highlight the positive role Cyprus is playing as a factor for stability and security in the broader region.

Finally, the two sides agreed to continue their bilateral contacts on all levels, in order to monitor and deal with consular affairs, with the framework of their contractive and mutually beneficial relationship.

MORE ON POLITICS

Kyriacos Kokkinos To Take Over As Deputy Ministry of Research & Innovation

Kyriacos Kokkinos will take over as the island’s Deputy Minister of Research, ...

Cyprus President Regrets Taking Free Flight For Family Trip

The president of Cyprus said Thursday that he regretted accepting a free flight on a ...

UN Official Expresses Hope That Leaders And Other Parties Will Return With A Sense Of Urgency To Negotiations

The UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus and Head of the UN ...

FROM AROUND GOLDNEWS

   

The Director of LSE Dame Minouche Shafik in Cyprus

The Cyprus LSE Alumni Association is proud to host a conversation with the LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik, ‘Where is the world economy going and ...
   

Technology is Transforming the Mining Industry

The global mining industry has radically evolved over the last 25 years, largely due to technological advancements as well as regulations imposed by ...
   

Ferry Connection Between Greece And Cyprus To Be Re-Established in May 2020

Greek authorities have approved the reintroduction of a ferry connection between Greece and Cyprus, a line that stopped operating in 2000, the Greek City Times ...
   

Transport Minister Travels To Brussels And Stockholm For Series Of Meetings

Cyprus’ Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos will be flying to Brussels on Monday, where on Tuesday, in the framework of ...
   

Crystal Springs Beach Hotel Tops HolidayCheck Cyprus Hotels

The top 10 Cyprus hotel winners of the ‘HolidayCheck Awards 2020’ have been announced with the Crystal Springs Beach Hotel in Protaras taking the ...
   

Facebook Boss Urges Tighter Regulation On Harmful Online Content

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not for companies like his to decide what counts as ...
   

EIB President Confirms €230m Were Provided For Local Projects Last Year In Cyprus

Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, today visited Cyprus to discuss recent and future investment in the country and see how the EIB ...
   

Birth Rate Of Enterprises In Cyprus Saw An Increase Between 2015-2016

In 2017, according to data released by Eurostat, the number of new enterprise births in the European Union (EU) as a proportion of the total number of active ...
 

YOUR COMMENTS

HEADLINES

MOST POPULAR

LSE_Alumni_Event_05/02-28/02_300x250px
Architecture_Awards_Nominations_10/12-02/02_300x250px

IMH LTD