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Holiday scheme for low-income pensioners extended

Synoikismos Liopetriou

Citing keen interest, the labour ministry said it is making another €200,000 available to extend a holiday scheme at hotels in the mountains and in Kato Pyrgos area for low-income pensioners.

The subsidised holidays are for the period September 14 to November 15. With the extra funds, the total budget for the scheme is now €700,000 the ministry said.

Those interested should send their applications to the travel agency by telefax (25589593) or by email to [email protected] or in person to the agency’s offices (Limassol: Anastasis Sioukri 18, 3105, telephone 25875588, Nicosia: Anastasiou Leventis 3A, 1097,  telephone: 22818414). Call centre: 77771717.

The ministry said that participation in the scheme and choice of hotel will be decided strictly of a first come first served basis. The scheme will end once the extra funds have been absorbed.

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