Paphos has gone through a rebirth following bank collapses and a general downturn in fortune in 2013 to become a vibrant new Europeans Capital of Culture in 2017. An amazing feat in only 4 years!
Truly, the turnaround for the city of Paphos has been phenomenal. The rich cultural heritage throughout Cyprus and particularly Paphos spans thousands of years and the many Paphos UNESCO sites in concert with the city’s revival have not been forgotten!
The Central Bank of Cyprus said that it revised its 2017 economic growth forecast to 3.1 per cent in 2017 from a 2.8 per cent growth rate in December.
The Cypriot economy, which grew 2.8 per cent in 2016, is expected to grow at a 3.2 per cent pace over 2018 and 2019.
The University of Cyprus (UCy) has been ranked among the top 200 universities in Europe, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.
According to a press release by UCy, in assessing universities the Times Rankings employ global benchmarks and 13 performance indicators, including on tutoring, research and innovation.
In a statement, UCy Rector Constantinos Christofides thanked the university’s faculty, staff and students for their collective efforts in achieving this distinction.
The cabinet has approved a bill proposing the establishment of a Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts, meaning the country will now be able to participate in important international scientific and cultural events.
“Cyprus will soon have its own Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts that will contribute to the emergence of excellence, spiritual progress and achievements of our country,” said minister of education and culture Kostas Kadis.
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