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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 04-04-19

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  • [01] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [02] Greek Cypriots to vote on Annan plan on April 24
  • [03] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [05] AKEL and BDH stress need for guarantees
  • [06] Harmonisation Coordinator resigns

  • [01] Weather forecast for Cyprus


    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Apr 19 (CNA) -- The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    Tuesday and Wednesday: 20/04/2004 to 21/04/2004 -------------------- On Tuesday, the weather will be partly cloudy. Chance of light rain in some areas on Tuesday afternoon. Rain showers are expected locally on Wednesday.

    The winds will be starting southwesterly and gradually backing to easterly, gentle to moderate breezes. The slight to moderate. Temperatures will range from 25 C inland 20 to 22 over the coast and 17 C over Prodromos.

    Outlook for Thursday and Friday: 22/04/2004 to 23/04/2004 ------------------------------ Periods of clear skies will alternate with periods of cloudy skies. Local showers of rain are expected. The temperature will gradually fall by 2-3 degrees C.

    [02] Greek Cypriots to vote on Annan plan on April 24

    Greek Cypriots to vote on Annan plan on April 24 Nicosia, Apr 19 (CNA) - A total of 479,551 Greek Cypriot voters go to the polls on Saturday, April 24, in a referendum to say ''Yes'' or ''No'' to a Cyprus settlement plan proposed by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. The number includes 392 people enclaved in the Turkish-occupied areas of the Republic. The respective number of voters in the February 2003 presidential elections was 476,345. The current list does not include persons who have deceased in the meantime. For the purposes of the referendum, the government-controlled areas of the Republic are to be considered a single polling district. The voters by district are as follows, with those at the presidential elections in brackets: Nicosia : 197,306 (195,658) Limassol : 135,041 (134,041) Larnaca : 79,108 ( 79,391) Paphos : 42,022 ( 41,822) Free area of Famagusta: 25,682 ( 25,433) Furthermore, 392 enclaved persons and Maronites are registered voters. The voters of Turkish-occupied Kyrenia district will be counted in the districts where they have set up residence. A total of 1,077 polling stations will operate, two of which for the enclaved persons. The polling stations by district are: Nicosia : 414 Limassol : 323 Larnaca : 169 Paphos : 119 Free area of Famagusta: 50 The ballot will be of a greyish-green colour. It will read ''PLAN OF THE UN SECRETARY GENERAL FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE SETTLEMENT OF THE CYPRUS PROBLEM'' and further down the Greek Cypriots will be asked the following, as is written in annex …◊ of the Foundation Agreement: ''Do you approve the Foundation Agreement with all its Annexes, as well as the constitution of the Greek Cypriot State and the provisions as to the laws to be in force, to bring into being a new state of affairs in which Cyprus joins the European Union united?'' At the bottom of the ballot there will be two boxes, one for YES and one for NO. The voter will be asked to select one of the two by noting ''v'' or ''x'' or ''+''. Polling stations will open at 0700 local time and close at 1700, with a one-hour break from 1200 until 1300. Ballots will be counted on the spot and the result is expected to be announced an hour after the polling stations close. The electronic processing of the results has been assigned to ''Vavel'' company, which will feed the results to and the webpage of the Press and Information Office Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior Kyriacos Triantafyllides has been appointed Chief Returning Officer for the Referendum and his headquarters will be the International Conference Centre in Nicosia. The district officers have been appointed returning officers for their respective districts. A total of 5,000 civil servants and 2,500 police officers will be on duty on April 24, with a further 500 staff on call in various services, such as the Fire Department and hospitals. From Thursday midnight onwards and until the end of the referendum, political gatherings and other events related to the referendum are forbidden.

    [03] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Apr 17 (CNA) - Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are: Temperatures (degrees Celcius) --------------------------------------------------------------- Station Maximum Minimum Weather (At 1200 UTC) --------------------------------------------------------------- Nicosia 23 10 FAIR Larnaca 22 12 FAIR Limassol 22 14 FAIR Paphos 21 11 FAIR

    [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Apr 19 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 82,18 ( 1,56) Traded Value CYP 400.394 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 331.900 354,45 ( 2,24) FTSE Med 100 6.454,17 ( 0,08) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 256.598 102,90 ( 2,37) Approved Investment Companies CYP 26.964 72,10 ( 0,36) Insurance Companies CYP 1.379 15,85 ( 0,25) Manufacturing Companies CYP 13.443 54,14 (-0,07) Tourism Companies CYP 3.530 53,87 ( 0,17) Trading Companies CYP 2.218 22,89 ( 1,33) Building and Cement Companies CYP 981 66,95 (-0,56) …nformation Technology Companies CYP 1.946 2,77 ( 2,59) Financial Services Companies CYP 4.517 9,35 ( 0,43) Fish Culture Companies CYP 0 12,10 ( 3,15) Hotels CYP 2.686 31,31 (-1,26) Other Companies CYP 76.877 68,87 ( 3,30) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [05] AKEL and BDH stress need for guarantees


    AKEL and BDH stress need for guarantees

    Nicosia, Apr 19 (CNA) -- Left wing AKEL party and Turkish Cypriot Peace and Democracy Movement have stressed the need for the international community to provide the necessary guarantees that the Annan plan will be implemented in the event of a settlement.

    [06] Harmonisation Coordinator resigns


    Harmonisation Coordinator resigns

    Nicosia, Apr 19 (CNA) -- Cyprus Harmonisation Coordinator Takis Hadjidemetriou has announced today his decision to resign from his post.

    Hadzidemetriou has sent his resignation letter this morning to Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos.

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