The remote Tylliria region of the island will see the operation of regular bus services after a ten-year contract worth €525,000 was signed on Tuesday.

“The total duration of the contract is 10 years and the total amount of the contract amounts to €525,000 including VAT. The new service concerns the performance of 380,000 kilometres. The fleet will consist of seven new buses,” a ministry statements said.

“One more step is taken towards better serving residents of remote areas, within the broader policy of the Anastasiades government to support areas and residents that are remote from urban centres,” it concluded.