Paphos to get projects worth € 60 mln
Paphos will benefit from new projects worth 60 mln euros, President Nicos Anastasiades said while visiting the town on Monday.
President Anastasiades said that projects will include the transformation of the traditional commercial centre and the Kennedy square and are set to begin next November. Revamp work will take place at 28th of October square, Kostis Palamas square and Dionysios Solomos square which surround the town hall. The works will begin in the latest the first quarter of 2016.
Works will also take place for the expansion of the District Police Department and the District Court. Other projects will take place for the reduction of solid waste, restoration of various archaeological sites and improvement works for the promenade.
The government, he said, has also decided to contribute an additional amount beyond the 5 mln it is already contributing for the promotion of Paphos as the Cultural Capital of Europe for 2017.
The President also announced other projects for Yeroskipou municipality such as the construction of the road connecting the centre with the tourist area, additional breakwaters and the construction of a health centre. Projects will also take place at Polis such as the restoration of the coastal front.