Cyprus Mail

Parliament approves creation of shipping junior ministry

Parliament on Friday passed a bill establishing a shipping junior ministry, the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported.

The bill, tabled by the government, was approved unanimously, the agency reported, adding that two proposed amendments had been withdrawn without being put to the vote.

The director of the Cyprus Shipping Council, Thomas Kazakos, said the decision gave “hope for the further growth of Cyprus shipping,” Kazakos was commented on Twitter.