In a letter to the Communications Ministry and the House Communications Committee, the CCEAA have urged for the necessary legislative amendments to enable regular building inspections and the issuance of a relevant certificate of inspection as preventative measure against dangerous and catastrophic situations.
An example of which was the collapse of a balcony in Limassol on August 11 where, fortunately, there were no victims.
According to CCEAA chief Platonas Stylianou, a large number of buildings in old Nicosia and along the Limassol coastal road are susceptible to seismic events.
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