Agia Napa: The First "Plastic-Free" Beach "Ammos tou Kambouris" was inaugurated

The goal must be to ensure the sustainability of tourist destinations, said the Deputy Minister of Tourism,

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The goal must be to ensure the sustainability of tourist destinations, such as the beaches, said the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Kostas Koumis, at an event of the Cyprus Association for Sustainable Tourism on "Beach without Plastics", in the Sands of Kambouri in Ayia Napa, on Friday.

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"The beaches are undoubtedly one of the comparative advantages of our country, one of those elements that contributed to the rapid development of tourism in our country in the past decades", he noted, adding that it is our duty and responsibility "to always support actions such as specific, which aims to minimize the use of plastic on the beaches".

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"Our aim should be no other than ensuring the sustainability of the destinations, and yes we need to be even more aware of these issues", said the Deputy Minister, who noted that it is important that the industry also actively participates in this, but and for the younger generations to understand the importance of these actions.

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"I welcome the active participation of the children from the schools of Athienou and Agia Napa in this action. The protection of the natural environment is the responsibility of all of us", he concluded.