According to government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, in addition to these visits to the island, Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis is to travel to Britain and the US for discussions with companies that have expressed an interest in principle.
“There is increased interest and this is a clear vote of confidence in the exclusive economic zone of the Republic,” the spokesman said.
“Hopefully this interest will translate into concrete expressions of interest before July 22 so that we can complete the third licensing round.”
The acreage opened up for bidding in the third licensing round are Blocks 6, 8 and 10 in the island’s EEZ.
Source: Cyprus Mail