Portugal donates 15,000 Euro to the CMP

Release Date: 
Jan 31, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

Portugal donates 15,000 Euro to the CMP

(Nicosia, 31st January 2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Portugal for its donation of EUR 15,000 made today. This is the first contribution of Portugal to the CMP.

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

So far, 856 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to the families for a dignified burial.

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

 

 

 

CMP Press Release PORTUGAL DONATION 31.01.2018-file format msword