TRNC News Today 2nd June 2015

Turkish Minister Bilgin arrives in TRNC today

Turkish Minister for Transport, Maritime and Communications Feridun Feridun BilginBilgin is coming to the TRNC today for the purpose of holding official contacts.

Bilgin who will come to the island today will sign a protocol in order to amend the Civil Aviation Cooperation Agreement which was signed on the 19 of September, 2002 between the Republic of Turkey and the TRNC. After the signing ceremony Bilgin will visit Kyrenia Harbour, and then will leave the island.

Akıncı will meet with Ban on June 4

President Mustafa Akıncı will travel to New York Akinci and Ban ki Moontoday in order to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on June 4. The negotiator Özdil Nami will also accompany Akıncı during his visit to New York. Akıncı and his delegation will return to the island on the 7th of June. The UN Secretary-General expressed his wish for a meeting with President Akıncı after he was elected as the new president of the TRNC.

Akıncı received foreign Ambassadors

Foreign Ambassadors paid courtesy visits to President Mustafa Akıncı. The US Ambassador to South Cyprus John M. Koenig, Austria Ambassador to South Cyprus Karl Mueller and the German Ambassador to South Cyprus Nikolai Von-Schoepff were received respectively by President Mustafa Akıncı.

Data related to the TRNC Economy is available at website

It was stated that the “Economic and Social Indicators” book which was prepared by the Prime Ministry State Planning Organization State Planning Organisation (DPO)(DPÖ) and included data related to the TRNC economy can be reached through the website address  which belongs to DPÖ Undersecretariat click here

According to the Undersecretary of the State Planning Organization Ödül Muhtaroğlu, the State Planning Organization carries out studies with the 40 years fund of knowledge in order to reach the economic, social and cultural aims of the TRNC.

Muhtaroğlu also recorded that the publication entitled “Economic and Social Indicators” comprises data related to the TRNC Economy and aims at meeting the needs of institutions, organizations, researchers, academicians and students in this field.

Source: TRNC Public Information Office –

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