Vasiliki Anastasiadou: Space Technology a Unique way to Promote Blue Growth in Cyprus
Space technology is a unique way to promote blue growth in Cyprus, Transport, Communications and Works Minister Vasiliki Anastasiadou has said, according to the Cyprus News Agency.
She was addressing the International Space Forum which took place in Italy, a press and information office announcement issued here today says.
Blue economy sectors in Cyprus employ over 20,000 people who produce approximately €623 million, representing 3.2% of national economy and 5.4% of jobs, while coastal tourism represents 74% of blue economy jobs, Anastasiadou noted.
She added that marine and coastal tourism sectors have recorded a significant increase which is equal to 85% of total employment of the various blue economy sectors.