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THE CURRENT economic turmoil has touched everyone on the island. However, it’s not all doom and gloom, says Danish Ambassador Kirsten Geelan. “When faced with an economic downturn and challenges, you have to maintain an outward looking perspective, to engage, innovate and modernise. To trade and to form partnerships,” says Geelan. “This is why the Danish Embassy in Cyprus is organising a shipping conference in co-operation with the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and a visiting delegation from the Danish Marine Group. We want to send the message that the vibrant shipping sector in Cyprus generating growth and employment opportunities is interesting for Danish companies.” ... 1 comment
THE UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser Alexander Downer will be in Cyprus on March 11, for exploratory talks with the two leaders, the Cyprus News Agency reported yesterday.The Australian former Foreign Minister will be received by newly elected President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu to explore their intentions with regard to a resumption of the Cyprus talks.After the completion of his contacts in Nicosia, Downer is expected to travel to New York to consult with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and inform the Security Council... 6 comments