News Local Paphos new China Park opens its doors to the public (photos &...

Paphos new China Park opens its doors to the public (photos & video)

The official opening of the new China Park took place on Wednesday evening.

Paphos Mayor Phedon Phedonos and Chinese Ambassador Huang Xingyuan inaugurated the brand new park which is situated between Kanigos and Makedonias Street.

Speaking at the ceremony Paphos Mayor said that local authorities continue to build neighbourhoods, make the city even more beautiful and develop friendships with all residents, locals and foreigners.

“We have created this beautiful park to provide our fellow Chinese and local citizens an opportunity to enjoy beautiful moments with their families in a safe environment,” said Phedonos.

Paphos Municipality will continue to work to develop and improve the city however it’s down to the citizens to maintain the city clean, organised and presentable. Any acts of vandalism and attempts to disrupt the tranquillity of the city and its citizens will not be tolerated and will be punished, Paphos Mayor added.

On the other hand, the Chinese Ambassador Huang Xinyuan thanked Paphos Municipality for the close cooperation they had over the years and mentioned that Paphos and China have always been good friends and close partners and will continue to be in the future.

“We always appreciated the contribution the historic, cultural and well-known city of Europe, Paphos, has done to enhance the relations between China and Cyprus over the years,” Xinyuan said.

The ceremony also included the presentation of a commemorative plaque of the park, planting by the Mayor and Ambassador of an olive tree as a timeless symbol of peace and friendship, the playing of the National Anthems and a spectacular performance by the Chinese group Anhui Performing.

Here are photos from last night’s opening ceremony:


Photo and video credits: Paphos Municipality

Top Stories

One covid case today, an immigrant that was to be hosted in care centre-1003 in total

  One new case of Covid-19 was reported in Cyprus today out of 1445 tests. It's an immigrant that was to be hosted in a care...

Major traffic congestion on Famagusta-Larnaca highway, as thousands return

  Police has advised caution and patience to drivers as thousands return to the capital from coastal resorts. There is increased traffic on the Famagusta-Larnaca highway,...

Health ministry issues heat protection advice as high temperatures continue

  The health ministry issued basic heat protection advice this afternoon, following several Met Office warnings of high temperatures both today and over the next...

Yellow heat warning tomorrow-41 degrees

  The Met Office has issued a yellow heat warning as hot and dry conditions will persist tomorrow, though slightly downgraded in comparison with a...

Ireland delays easing of travel restrictions until July 20, has lowest infection rate in EU

  Ireland will ease quarantine restrictions on people travelling from abroad on July 20, with people arriving from a “green list” of countries with low...

Taste

Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...

Loukaniko Pitsilias – Pitsilia Sausage

Pitsilia sausage is produced in the Pitsilia region from pork minced meat that is “cooked” ( matured) in the dry red wine of the...