News Local Government's five economic support schemes published

Government’s five economic support schemes published

 

The government’s five new, targeted schemes to support employees, businesses and the unemployed for the period June 13 to June 30, 2020 have been published in the official gazette and posted online on www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy

The five schemes are budgeted at €150 m and will cover about 50,000 beneficiaries. They are:

  1. A scheme for hotels and tourist accommodation
  2. Economic activities linked to the tourism sector or affected by tourism
  3. Businesses still closed under decrees
  4. Special scheme for businesses of certain economic activities
  5. Special scheme to support the unemployed

The Labour Ministry said that an announcement will be follow on the special web page www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy for applications for the specific period.

Five new schemes to bolster jobs, businesses

Top Stories

Woman, 55, from Poli Chrysochous receives death threats

Paphos police is investigating a case of death threats. According to them, a 55-year-old Greek-Cypriot woman from Poli Chrysochous made a formal complaint at the...

Cyprus’ Health Minister urges for discipline to prevent pandemic surge

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has said that the discipline and resolve the Cypriot people have proven they have in implementing measures and protocols...

Man, 46, wanted for burglary (photo)

Ismet Aksou, 46, pictured below, is wanted by Police in connection to a case of burglary of a café-restaurant committed on September 23rd in...

Covid set to rise this week in Cyprus, warns contact tracing team

  The contact tracing team has warned that new coronavirus cases will be rising over the next few days in Cyprus, as people with confirmed...

All options remain on table to defend legitimate interests of EU

"Our objective is to create a space for a constructive dialogue with Turkey to achieve stability and security in the whole region, and to...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...