News of Premier Pearl, Paralimni, Cyprus

The President of the Republic inaugurated the Protaras promenade

A remarkable project that adds to the upgraded image of the Municipality of Paralimni, said the President for the inauguration of the final phase of the Protaras Beach Walk.

The promenade of Protaras is a project of considerable merit, which adds to the clearly upgraded image and development presented by the Municipality of Paralimni in recent years, said the President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis, in his greeting at the opening of the third phase of the promenade First of all.

"As is clearly evident through the financing of the present with an amount of 6 million euros - 4 million come from the state budget and another 2 million is the contribution of the municipality - we have and have proven that we have the will and determination to support the development policy of the local Authority, promoting projects that bring multiplying benefits", said the President of the Republic, noting that we demonstrate the same will in practice for every community, Municipality and Province.

With the completion of the third phase of the pedestrian walkway and the launching of the fourth and fifth phases, the way was opened for the formation of a single coastal front, beyond 15 kilometers, he noted, while at the same time, he added, the necessary conditions were created for the further exploitation of the tourism potential , but also of the wider area.

Already, through the aesthetic design of the surrounding area, the provision of the necessary service infrastructure, the easy access to public beaches and recreational areas, the organization of events, the pedestrian street gathers a large number of local and foreign visitors, said President Anastasiadis. "It really is a pride and a point of reference of the region that cannot be found in any other city", he noted.

In addition to the obvious upgrade of the tourism product, it is expected to attract new investments, increase revenues from traditional and new markets of high-income visitors, lengthen the tourist season and create new jobs, he said, while noting that with a series of other projects, the economic and social development of the Municipality and more broadly of the province of Famagusta is achieved.

According to President Anastasiades, in total the projects of the last decade that have been completed or are in the process of implementation or have been launched in the Municipality of Paralimni, amount to more than 55 million euros. Among them are the construction of the Famagusta District Court, amounting to more than 9 million euros, the construction of the Famagusta Police Department in Paralimni, amounting to 6,5 million euros, the upgrading and expansion of school buildings and sports facilities, amounting to more than 5 million euros.

In addition, he stated that the projects include the construction of a section of "1st of April" avenue, amounting to more than 2 million euros, while projects with a total cost of €13,39 million are under construction for the construction of the road network and the bicycle path in the "Kappari" area. and the upgrade of the Paralimni High School.

In addition, the President of the Republic added that the region will also benefit from the creation of the Paralimni Marina and the Ayia Napa Marina on state land, the improvement projects in the water network in the Kokkinokremmo area, with a total cost of 21,5 million euros, the construction of a Treatment Plant Achnas Wastewater in the amount of 30,5 million euros and the enrichment of two artificial reefs in Paralimni and Ayia Napa.