Restoration Project on Apostolos Andreas Monastery starts – at long last

Apostolos Andreas Monastery 2005

With the passing of each year seeing more decay occurring to the fabric and surroundings of the fabled Monastery of Saint Andrew [Apostolos Andreas] at the tip of the Karpasian Panhandle of Cyprus it is pleasing to report that work has, at last, started on the long, long awaited development/renovation project.         Before the Cyprob was born, this monastery was venerated by both Christians and Muslims alike and attracted visitors from the many corners of the island and, in fact, the world. Remember that before the 1950sRead More

Tony’s TRNC Newsround

Petrol price peaks above international prices The cost of petrol peaked on 3rd July 2014 before dropping three times to 3.69 TL per litre. According to international markets, the price that we should be paying is 2.82 TL per litre. Turkey is, after Norway, Holland, Italy and Denmark, the ‘5th country with the most expensive petrol’. Fuel prices in north Cyprus are cheaper than those in both Turkey and south Cyprus. But considering that world petrol prices are around $1.28 per litre and North Cyprus pays $1.68 per litre (approx)Read More

TRNC opens a stand at ‘IFTM Top Resa Tourism Fair’ in Paris

It has been stated that TRNC attended the ‘IFTM Top Resa Tourism Fair’ in Paris, the capital of France with the initiative of TRNC Deputy Prime Ministry, the Ministry of Economy, Tourism, Culture and Sports. At the fair which the TRNC attends for the first time this year, studies for promotion and marketing abroad are being done together with the representatives of the tourism sector. TRNC is introducing its nature, historical monuments, beaches, culture and various tourism products at the fair.