CYPRUS MISSION TOURING THE GULF A powerful! delegation of Cypriot business- men is touring Arab Gulf states to try to boost in- dustrial exports to the lucrative market in the region. The 30-member team is led by Mr Alecos Koupparis, Chief Commercial Officer at the Min- istry of Commerce and Industry. It includes Cyp- riot businessmen engaged in the manufacture of such items as clothing and shoes, plastic pro- ducts, cosmatics and canned products. The group is visiting Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar ’ and the United Arab Emirates. They have with them samples of their pro- ducts, while in Dubai, last stop of their tour, an Exhibition of Cyprus Manufactured and Consum- er Goods will be held. Some of these Cypriot products are already on saleinthis Arab market. The aim of the current mission is to promote further the export of such articles to the Arab world. The whole tour will last about two weeks. ‘Mr Alecos Koupparis, Chief Commercial Officer of the oo of Commerce, who heads the mission to the ulf