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Church unveils large-scale construction projects

The head of the Cyprus Orthodox Church, Archbishop Chrysostomos II, has unveiled plans to build a major hotel in Paphos with Russian investors, an English-speaking school in Nicosia and a geothermal park.

THE Church of Cyprus has begun the process of implementing large-scale works aimed at bringing investors and thousands of jobs to the island.

Archbishop Chrysostomos II, said that the goal is to find work for as many unemployed Cypriots as possible.

He announced that an agreement had been reached with Russian investors to build a major hotel at a Paphos coastal area expected to cost €70 million. The Church will provide the land for the hotel and receive a rent of €1.5 million a year.

The Church will also provide land for the building of a private English-speaking school in Nicosia and a geothermal park and in addition it will take out a loan for the restoration of historical buildings in the walled city of Nicosia.

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  • Dee Vickery says:

    Why Paphos? Someone should tell them that the best beaches are in the east.

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