Geroskipou beach-front facelift underway

THE winning tenders of three beach bars situated along Geroskipou municipal beach will be decided next Tuesday, and work on them is due to be completed in the second week of July, according to the local mayor.

Michalis Pavlides told the Cyprus Mail on Tuesday that the month-long tender process for three beach bars (kiosks) concluded on Monday, when the submitted envelopes were opened.

“They will now go before the council (next Tuesday) to decide if everything is OK and criteria met and we will make a decision,” he said.

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