A Park of Slovakia has been opened near the centre of the Cypriot city of Limassol following an initiative by the Slovak Embassy in Nicosia in cooperation with Limassol City Council and the Society of Friendship Cyprus-Slovakia, the SITA newswire wrote on November 16.
The park, called To Parko tis Slovakias in Greek, incorporates the Gate of Friendship by Michal Suda. The gate, symbolising good relations between both countries, was provided by the Embassy of Slovakia. Built using old stones from ancient buildings in Cyprus, the gate was unveiled by the Cypriot Minister of Communications and Works, Erato Kozakou Marcoullis. Olive trees, symbolic of friendship and peace, were planted in the park, the Press Department of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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17. Nov 2010 at 14:00