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Transport minister inspects ongoing Paphos projects


The transport minister visited a number of sites in Paphos on Thursday where upgrading work is currently underway.

Paphos mayor, Phedonas Phedonos, briefed the minister Yiannis Karousos and the ministry’s director general Stavros Michael, on progress of the works under construction.

He visited the port area where new bus stops and the wider upgrade of the coastal front are in progress, the municipality said.

The works are part of the large project with a cost of 7.6 million euros for the creation of a modern network of public transport infrastructure and public sanitation in the municipalities of Paphos and Geroskipou.

Later, the mayor and the minister visited the upgrading of the archaeological sites in Kato Paphos, which has a total cost € 2.4 million.

The contractor, Miltiadis Neophytou, informed the party of the progress of the works. He said that the project, which started in February 2021, is proceeding as expected and should be completed within the stipulated timetables.

The minister and the mayor also visited the construction site at Tombs of the Kings Road where the new bus station is being constructed.

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