As regards yesterday’s reports stating that the due diligence report
Protected areas of the Natura 2000 network, place of community
(SCI) and special Protection Zone (SPAS) National Forest Park (SAR) Kavos
Greco, for the creation of a golf course in Famagusta District is a negative
We call on all stakeholders to find ways and solutions so that the
Project to proceed.
We call on the competent environmental authority as it proposes appropriate measures
So as to find the way to advance such an important project for our province and
Also protect the environment.
As a F.T.C.I.A, we consider such projects to be a factor of significant
Socio-economic as well as cultural upgrade to the product of the region, something
Which is found in the Environmental impact assessment study, such as the
This has been deposited with the Environment Department in April 2018.
We therefore consider that the implementation of such projects of crucial importance for the province
Of Famagusta, which will open hundreds of new jobs and will
Contribute to the economic product, they must undoubtedly be encouraged. In
The case, in fact, of detecting negative effects on the environment, then the competent
Environmental authority, must proceed towards finding alternative solutions,
In order to protect the protected environment of the area, and
On the other hand, sustainable development projects are being created.
Moreover, on 15 January 2019, during the presentation of the project of the marina
Paralimni, the President of the Republic himself, Mr. Nikos Anastasiades, stressed, between
Other, the importance of the work of creating a golf course in Cape Greco, saying
Word that “for the golf course under consideration – we are striving to
See how to overcome some problems arising from the area declared as forest land, but with a redesign I hope it will
Overcome problems. ”
F.T.C.I.A. calls on the government to find alternative ways to promote implementation
of the project and not to remain on paper yet a project that would offer significant
Rejuvenation in Imikatechomeni Famagusta District.