North Cyprus News | Online News for North Cyprus

TRNC to donate TL 2.5 million to renovate Karpaz monastery

TRNC to donate TL 2.5 million to renovate Karpaz monastery

May 12
09:42 2013

A written statement issued from President Dervis Eroglu’s office, said that the TRNC gives great importance to the protection of cultural heritage monuments, reminding everyone  that restoration work on Apostolos Andreas monastery in the Karpaz peninsula continues.

According to the written statement, the TRNC continues to support the restoration work. Within the framework of the protocol signed between the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF) and respectively the Church of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot EVKAF Administration on 31 January 2013, the Turkish Cypriot side has decided to contribute TL 2.5 million (1.07 million euro) for the restoration of Apostolos Andreas monastery.

Following an announcement that the TRNC would be going ahead with the restoration of Apostolos Andreas monastery in the Karpas, funded by Turkey, in April, the Church of Cyprus finally decided that it would pay 2.5 million euro towards the first phase of a three stage restoration process; the total cost is estimated at 6 million euro.

 

Local Weather

Kyrenia, Cyprus
15°
16°
Sun
16°
Mon
15°
Tue
14°
Wed
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Lira Exchange Rates

USD
USD
3.7845
EUR
EUR
4.6450
GBP
GBP
5.2733

Upcoming Events

  1. Whirling Dervish

    January 20
  2. Guzelyurt Market

    January 20
  3. Lambousa Market

    January 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Lemar Market

    January 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm