British High Commissioner Stephen Lily celebrated the “huge milestone” in relations between Cyprus and the United Kingdom on Monday, outlining the New Deal for development at the UK base.
The British base, which occupies 254 square kilometers, which is 3% of the island’s territory, enables the construction of houses, shops, schools, restaurants and light industrial facilities, while third-country citizens are the base.
British officials and base officials will speak at the presidential residence on Monday morning, starting May 16th. 2014 contract Agreed with former British Prime Minister David Cameron.
“Implementation of a non-military development agreement is a major milestone in our bilateral relations and will provide thousands of Cypriots living in the base with development opportunities,” Lily added. Together with our friends in Cyprus, we make changes that have a real positive impact on people’s prosperity. “
Also at the presidential residence, British Army commander Maj. Gen. Rob Thomson of Cyprus reiterated that development was exposed to environmental and security concerns.
https://cyprus-mail.com/2022/05/09/huge-milestone-marked-in-cyprus-uk-ties/ A “huge milestone” marked by the relationship between Cyprus and Britain