Constantinos Yiorkadjis, mayor, Nicosia Municipality, and Agni Petridou, director general, LOIS Builders, have confirmed that the construction of the Eleftheria Square project is moving along satisfactorily and the goal is to open the bridge to the public by the summer.

Eleftheria Square constitutes a significant architectural project, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, aiming to reconnect the ancient city's Venetians walls with the modern capital and beyond.

The square includes the construction of a new bridge and remodelling of the grounds in the area surrounding the medieval fortifications.

Additional facilities will include an informational centre, cafeteria, restaurant, amphitheatre, parking area and a bus stop.

Yiorkadjis acknowledged that the main procedural and budgetary challenges have now been resolved.