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Newly elected leaders of Nicosia District officially announced

Mayors and officials vow to improve services and tackle key issues


The newly elected mayors, municipal councilors, school superintendents, community mayors, and community council members of the Nicosia district were officially proclaimed on Tuesday. The ceremony, held at the Conference Centre, was attended by numerous elected officials, their relatives, friends, party chairmen, and members of parliament.

Nicosia Election Supervisor Andreas Hadjipakkos presided over the event, announcing Constantinos Yiorkadjis as President of the Nicosia District Self-Government Organisation. Charalambos Prountzos was declared Mayor of Nicosia, while Stavros Stavrinidis was announced as Mayor of Strovolos.

Photoula Hadjipapa, Christos Pittaras, and Stavros Hatzigiannis were elected mayors of Lakatamia-Tseriou, Latsia-Geri, and South Nicosia-Idali, respectively. In the occupied municipalities, Viktor Hatziavraam was elected Mayor of Morphou, and Marios Zambakidis as Mayor of Kythraia.

Deputy mayors for various municipalities were also announced, including Chrysanthos Fakas for Nicosia, Andreas Constantinou for Aglantzia, and Panikos Constantinou for Egomi.

Yiorkadjis, in his remarks, emphasized the importance of teamwork and perseverance in building a new district organization that delivers quality services efficiently and economically. He expressed mixed emotions as he resigned as Mayor of Nicosia after 12.5 years, thanking his colleagues and promising to continue striving for the betterment of the district.

Stavrinidis highlighted the significance of local government reform and cleanliness as top priorities for Strovolos. He also mentioned plans to address traffic issues and complete key projects.

Hadjipapa, Mayor of Lakatamia-Tseriou, acknowledged the challenges ahead and stressed the need to better serve citizens, particularly by addressing ongoing traffic problems.

Pittaras, the new Mayor of Latsia-Geri, vowed to create a model town focusing on environmental responsibility and citizen satisfaction. He also promised to tackle industrial fires and improve health and safety standards.

Hadjiavraam, Mayor of Morphou, called for unity and expressed hope for a resolution to the Cyprus problem, aiming to return to ancestral homes.

Zambakidis, Mayor of Kythraia, urged citizens to keep the town in their hearts and fight for its return.

Hatziavraam, Mayor of South Nicosia-Idali, promised to create a model municipality that embraces all districts and improves citizens' quality of life.

With a focus on cooperation and effective implementation of reforms, the newly elected officials of Nicosia district have set their sights on enhancing community services and tackling key issues facing their municipalities.

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