IN A SURPRISING U-turn, plans to construct a dual carriageway on the Tomb of the Kings road in Paphos have been shelved, protesters against the project say.
The upgrading of the highway in the busy tourist hub in Kato Paphos – which was to form part of a ring road around the town – caused outrage among local businesses.
Local businesses situated along the existing road recently banded together to form STET – a union against the new project – saying the new road would destroy trade. They organised two demonstrations, which closed the entrance to the road.
According to union members, mayor of Paphos Savvas Vergas, requested a meeting with them at the weekend and confirmed that the new road would not go ahead as a dual carriageway.Read More