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Signing of Contract for Provision of Services for Elaboration of SVAK in Free Famagusta Signing of Contract for Provision of Services for Elaboration of SVAK in Free Famagusta

Signing of Contract for Provision of Services for Elaboration of SVAK in Free Famagusta

The contract for the provision of services for the development of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SVAK) for the wider urban area of ​​the free Province of Famagusta (consultancy services for the development of a sustainable urban mobility) was signed on February 10, at Ayia Napa City Hall (SUMP) for the greater urban area of ​​the Famagusta District.

The contract was signed on behalf of the government and the director of the public works department, Eleftherios Eleftheriou and, on behalf of the consortium ‘Mobilityinchain Srl + ALA Planning Partnership Consultancy LLC’, Anna Karamontani. The signing ceremony of the contract took place in the presence of the minister of transport, communications and Works, Giannis Karousou, the general director of the ministry of transport, communications and works, Stavros Michael, and the mayors and commonwealths of the Free Province of Famagusta.

The elaboration of the plan will have an cost of EUR91,630 (including VAT) and a completion period of 12 months. It is noted that the project is co-financed by the Cohesion Fund of the European Union at a rate of 85 percent, through the operational Programme ‘Competitiveness and Sustainable Development,’ and by 15 percent from national resources.

The object of the contract is the provision of services for the development of a SVAK for the free province of Famagusta, which will take into account all relevant completed projects and plans, studies and projects that are promoted, as well as those that have implemented. Emphasis will also be placed on regeneration for the revitalization of urban nuclei, through specific measures of sustainable mobility. The elaboration of the SVAK of the free Province of Famagusta will be based on the new instructions of ELTIS (2019).

Sustainable mobility is linked to the broader goals, to which Cyprus is committed at European level to sustainable cities, to tackling climate change, reducing greenhouse gas and greenhouse gas emissions and using energy more efficiently.

With the completion of the study of the SVAK Free Province of Famagusta we take a big step that will bring us closer to the implementation of projects and actions for the free province of Famagusta, which will upgrade it more broadly and turn it into a more sustainable and undoubtedly more ecological, more durable, and with socially equal structures. The aim is to improve the living conditions and daily life of the inhabitants of the area, offering the free province of Famagusta the necessary supplies to meet the goals of sustainable development and social cohesion.