Development Agency Larnaca and Famagusta District Ltd
The Larnaca District Development Agency was established according to the standards of development structures and mechanisms operating in the European Union and is activities are focused mainly in Larnaca District. ANETEL is governed by the Law of Companies. Chapter 113 and is considered as a Limited Liability Company and is registered with the Registrar of Companies, with the registration number 142855 UN. It is a non-profit organization and has been accredited as a public equivalent government body.
ANETEL was founded on the 16 October 2003 and its stakeholders are the Municipalities of Larnaka Aradippou Athienou, Dromolaxia, Livadia, Lefkara, Agia Napa and Paralimni, the 42 of the 45 Community Councils of Larnaka and the Community Council of Liopetri of Famagusta District, the E. V.E.L. Larnaca, the Larnaca Rural Women's Association, the SPE Rural Development, the SPE Vasililou-Pentashinos and the Cyprus Association of Professional Fishermen.
On the 31/08/2006 ANETEL was honored by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism with the first Entrepreneurship Award and represented Cyprus in the contest of ‘European Enterprise Awards' of the European Union. In competition with 400 other participants, Larnaca District Development Agency evaluated and ranked second in its class.