Republic of Cyprus donates 135,000 euros to CMP

Τhe Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus has expressed its sincere thanks to the Republic of Cyprus for its donation of 135,000 euros made on Thursday.

According to a CMP press release, this donation brings the Republic of Cyprus’ financial assistance to the CMP to a total of 2,935,700 euros since 2005. The Republic of Cyprus is the largest single donor country.

This contribution to the CMP Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus will support the Committee’s goal of identifying and returning as many remains of missing individuals as possible to bring an end to the uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years, the press release added.

It also noted that so far, 890 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for dignified burials.

The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families.

source: CNA