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Interior ministry donates €115,000

THE Interior Ministry will be donating some €115,000 to 25 separate organisations which operate food banks around Cyprus to cover their costs in the run-up to Christmas and New Year’s it was announced on Monday.
In a written statement the Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos said that the 25 organisations provide help for more than 10,000 needy families.
“The accounts department at the interior ministry has been ordered to share out in a fair way the money saved by the ministry. Each organisation will receive between €2,000 and €8,000 depending on the number of people it helps.
“The minister would like to thank these organisations for the help they give and all those who during these days are concentrated on helping their fellow man,” the statement said.



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