President scorned as new ministers sworn in

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides swore in new members of his cabinet on Wednesday, amid criticism from outgoing ministers, as well as one of his key coalition partners. Welcoming the nine new ministers,

Cyprus president in early cabinet reshuffle

Just ten months into his administration, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides has reshuffled his cabinet, replacing four ministers, as well as five junior ministers and commissioners. The reshuffle comes a week after announcing

Credibility above all else

The new year did not get off to a good start for President Christodoulides. At his first Council of Ministers meeting, he had to look his cabinet members in the eyes and


Cabinet approves 2024 surplus budget

The Cabinet approved Wednesday the 2024 state budget, the government’s first, estimated to record a fiscal surplus of €659 million or 2.2% of GDP. Finance Minister Makis Keravnos said the budget aims


Informal Cabinet meeting to discuss targets

An informal meeting of the Cabinet will take place on August 25 at the presidential residence in the Troodos Mountains, under President Nikos Christodoulides, during which ministries will present their objectives and

Cabinet approves creation of immigration ministry

The Cabinet Thursday approved a bill establishing a Deputy Ministry for Immigration and Asylum to manage migration issues better. Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannnou said the deputy ministry’s goal would be the management of

Cabinet greenlights remote working  

The Cabinet has approved a bill to regulate remote working conditions, tabled by Labour Minister Yiannis Panayiotou. Following the cabinet meeting, the Labour Minister said the legislation would be extremely important for

Easy to please, slow to judge

Challenges, mistakes and mishaps will await the new government, which pledged to work hard and deliver on promises to the Cypriot people. These words have been heard countless times; some believe they


Cabinet extends energy subsidies

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend a series of measures previously introduced to alleviate pressure on households from the hike in fuel prices and electricity. As the government’s acting spokesperson Niovi

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