Cyprus: Church to create new jobs
Church to create new jobs
07 May 2013 13:56
PAPHOS – The Church of Cyprus is planning development projects worth
millions of euros that will create thousands of jobs, Archbishop
Chrysostomos said on Monday.
Speaking on the sidelines of a visit to Paphos hospital, he said that
the government would do everything possible to spur growth.
He said he was confident that with hard work, Cyprus will soon be back
on the road to recovery.
The Archbishopric has several plans it will be soon act on that will
give work to thousands, he added.
They include the construction of large hotel on land belonging to the
Archbishopric in Paphos at a cost of some €60m to €70m. It has also
reached agreement for a 75 megawatt solar energy park outside Nicosia at
an investment of €100m.
The Archbishopric will create an English language school in
Makedonitissa, while other plans include an energy investment with
Russians and Israelis.
The church will also press ahead with other projects in cooperation with
Cypriots and foreign investors.