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Cyprus News Agency: News in English (PM), 00-10-27

Cyprus News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


CONTENTS

  • [01] President Clerides - UN Special Adviser
  • [02] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [03] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [04] Cyprus - Motorshow 2000 - Press Conference
  • [05] Commonwealth Senior Officials - Meeting - Cyprus problem
  • [06] UN envoy - Press Conference
  • [07] Finance Ministers - Cyprus - Greece - Memorandum
  • [08] Commerce Minister - Energy policy

  • 1535:CYPPRESS:01

    [01] President Clerides - UN Special Adviser

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - President Glafcos Clerides and the UN Secretary- General's Special Adviser for Cyprus, Alvaro de Soto, had a "general and free exchange of views" on ways of approaching the Cyprus problem and ways of overcoming difficulties blocking the road to a solution.

    Speaking after the two-hour long meeting, Government Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou said President Clerides stressed once again to the UN official that "the basis and the framework for a solution exists, and that is the UN Security Council resolutions". CNA/MCH/RG/2000

    1540:CYPPRESS:02

    [02] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are:
    Temperatures (degrees Celcius)
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Station               Maximum     Minimum       Weather
                                            (At 1200 UTC)
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Nicosia                  24         12             FAIR
    Larnaca                  24         12             FAIR
    Limassol                 25         13             FINE
    Paphos                   23         12             FINE
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    
    CNA/RG/2000
    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1605:CYPPRESS:03

    [03] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows:
    CSE General Index                               304,21 (-0,46)
    
    Traded Value                  CYP 15.510.010
    
    Sectural Indices
    
    Banks                         CYP  2.887.821    353,96  (-1,12)
    Approved Investment
        Companies                 CYP  2.195.523    232,04  (-0,52)
    Insurance Companies           CYP    643.462    122,38  ( 1,77)
    Manufacturing Companies       CYP  1.084.088    104,44  (-0,02)
    Tourism Companies             CYP  1.316.954    199,16  ( 2,19)
    Trading Companies             CYP  1.230.027     74,59  ( 1,70)
    Offshore Companies            CYP          0    105,00  ( 0,00)
    Building and Cement Companies CYP     30.386     83,40  (-0,73)
    Enformation Technology
        Companies                 CYP  1.064.129     91,43  ( 0,57)
    Financial Services Companies  CYP    733.413     85,04  ( 0,91)
    Fish Culture Companies        CYP     37.873     93,94  (-3,35)
    Hotels                        CYP    888.801     92,98  (-1,75)
    Other Companies               CYP  2.534.416    317,69  (-1,05)
    
    The third column presents the percentage variation of the indices as compared to the last meeting.

    CNA/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1805:CYPPRESS:04

    [04] Cyprus - Motorshow 2000 - Press Conference

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - Thirty exhibitors will take part in this year's Motorshow to be held in Nicosia between 8 and 12 November, Chairman of the Cyprus State Fairs Authority Iacovos Demetriou said today.

    Speaking at a press conference, Demetriou said that the exhibitors include 18 motor vehicle importers, who will be presenting the latest achievements of the world car industry. CNA/RM/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1810:CYPPRESS:05

    [05] Commonwealth Senior Officials - Meeting - Cyprus problem

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - The 15th Meeting of Commonwealth Senior Officials, which was held in Samoa, adopted in its conclusions a paragraph on Cyprus, which reads that "the Meeting reaffirmed support for the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Cyprus" and "called for the implementation of UN resolutions on Cyprus".

    The meeting "expressed the hope that the on-going proximity talks conducted under the United Nations Secretary-General's auspices would lead to a just and lasting settlement in conformity with the United Nations Security Council Resolutions calling for a bizonal and bicommunal federal Republic of Cyprus, with a single sovereignty and international personality and a single citizenship comprising two politically equal communities as defined in the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions". CNA/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1835: CYPPRESS:06

    [06] UN envoy - Press Conference

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - The top UN envoy dealing with the Cyprus question has called on the Greek and Turkish Cypriot sides to work in a constructive way with him by putting forward their comments on ideas the UN provides for them in order to help "write the script for peace and reconciliation for all Cypriots."

    UN Secretary General's Special Adviser for Cyprus Alvaro de Soto told a press conference here today, after his week-long contacts on the island, that the UN is working within certain guidelines contained in Security Council resolution 1250 to reach a comprehensive settlement with a legally binding text and a calendar that would cover all issues pertaining to the problem.

    CNA/MM/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1850:CYPPRESS:07

    [07] Finance Ministers - Cyprus - Greece - Memorandum

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - A memorandum of economic cooperation between Cyprus and Greece was signed today by Cyprus' Finance Minister Takis Klirides and his Greek counterpart Yiannos Papantoniou, who is currently visiting the island.

    Speaking after the ceremony, Papantoniou said the memorandum constitutes "another important step towards the promotion and reinforcement of the economic cooperation between the two countries" and referred to the activities of Cypriot and Greek businesses in the two countries and the mutual cooperation and activities in third countries. CNA/RM/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    1935:CYPPRESS:08

    [08] Commerce Minister - Energy policy

    Nicosia, Oct 27 (CNA) - The Cyprus Council of Ministers has approved the grant of 50.000 fluorescent bulbs to municipalities and communities as one of the measures taken by the government in order to save energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Nicos Rolandis said today, adding that such bulbs would be given at lower prices or free to households that indicate a reduction in consumption on their electricity bills.

    Rolandis also announced the setting up of a ministerial committee, comprising himself and the Communications and Works Minister, to examine the work of a technical committee for the implementation of measures to save energy. CNA/ITS/RM/RG/2000

    ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY
    CNA ENDS
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