In today’s episode, a ship named as Lyme Bay, the first humanitarian aid ship sent from Cyprus to Gaza, was still waiting to dock on Tuesday, after it left Larnaca at the weekend, in a move heralded by the government as the start of the humanitarian maritime corridor, and amid continued visits with Israeli officials to hash out the details of where the aid will go. In other news, Cyprus actively supports the aviation sector, aiming to increase the nation’s air connectivity, President Christodoulides said on Tuesday during the naming ceremony of a SKY express plane called ‘Cyprus’. And another 15 vultures have arrived in Cyprus from Spain as part of ongoing efforts to save the endangered Griffon Vulture species on the island, it was announced on Tuesday.

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