President's Tour to Troodos – On-site supervision of projects and works – “The Troodos Hospital is one of the great projects concerning the good of health,” said the President
The Troodos Hospital is one of the great projects that concern the good of health, said President Anastasiades in a greeting on Saturday at the opening of the First Aid Department and the Tuberculosis Clinic of the Kyperounda Hospital.
The President said that the projects and policies drawn up by the Government show how much importance should be given to the mountain communities, the criteria, the incentives, the infrastructure, the road network, everything that will help stop urbanization and bring about development and preemption of the communities that once flourished.
“Through the national strategy for tourism, through the housing policy, through the incentives given so that our young people remain in their communities, through the effort to create and support local production, I believe that we are entering a new road, so that we can respond to what we owe to the pillars of the Cypriot people, our mountain communities, he said.
The President said that in most of the provinces there are now medical centers, however, the most important of all was the introduction of the NHS, which without discrimination responds or should respond to the needs of all citizens.
He expressed the belief that the over doubling of the budget in relation to the health sector,it also demonstrates the Government's interest in an issue that in the past should either have been used, or had to be waited at the expense of the health of the people.
President Anastasiades said that the first years of his life spent in the mountain communities, in Amiantos and that Kyperundait was one of the communities in which during his political journey he experienced love and gave everything possible. Like, he added, Agros and Chandria and Agridia and Solea and other communities with which we have excellent relations.
He expressed his thanks to the Commissioner of Mountain Communities, Kostas Hambiaouris, saying that the Commissioner of Mountain Communities is an institution started by the Government with Giannis Papadouris and “we must not forget and never misrecognize the people who conceived ideas and who adopted ideas”.
The President also expressed his warm thanks to the Director of the Hospital, the doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, and everyone who contributed and helped so that the planning to be done based on the needs and as it should be, to the Community Heads of the area, to the Ministry of Health, to the Ministers, to the General Director, to all those who stood as helpers and supporters and with determination pushed for the project to be done.
< p>He also thanked and thanked Public Works, the Ministry of Transport, which significantly contributed to the implementation of the project, as well as the contractors.
« And because I perceive that there are some outstanding to please settlement as soon the remaining , of small extent, projects, which, however, do not hinder the functionality of the hospital”, if finally brought the President.