THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED start of construction works for the development of the Ayia Napa Marina is a step closer following the approval of a revised permit from the Planning Authority.
The approval, along with other issues, were discussed in a meeting between the Mayor Ayia Napa Yiannis Karousos and Stavros Caramondanis and Haris Koureas, representing ?.?. Makronisos Marina Ltd, the investment company leading the development of the marina.
The ambitious project, which is expected to change not only the face of tourism in the region but also of Cyprus in general, is moving ahead as tenders have also been submitted for the construction of the marina.
The approval of the revised planning permit relates to additional upgrades to the existing project, and the official start of construction works is expected soon.
Speaking after the meeting, Karousos expressed his satisfaction at the progress of the project.
“The approval of the revised planning permit for the marina -our marina- brings a lifelong dream for the development of Ayia Napa one step closer to reality. Along with other that we promoting, we are confident that the marina will give a huge lift to the region and to the municipality of Ayia Napa, as it will have a positive multiplier impact on the local economy, strengthening businesses and creating new job opportunities”.
“Having followed all the necessary procedures, we are now very close to the launch of the Ayia Napa Marina project works”, said Stavros Caramondanis, CEO of ?.?. Makronisos Marina Ltd. “Today’s meeting is testament to the hard work and meticulous planning put into the project, as well as to the excellent and mutual cooperation between the private and public sectors.”