The book named the “Northern Face of Cyprus” which includes new works regarding archaeology and art history in the TRNC was promoted at the Bedesten. President Mustafa Akıncı was also present at the event .
In his speech Akıncı stated that Cyprus is a rich island with its historical places and it is extremely important to make it visible, to create awareness of them, to protect the values and the cultural heritage as well as to act with the consciousness of leaving the heritage to future generations.
Professor Dr. Luis Musso from Rome University who promoted the book stated that the book was being used as a popular study in terms of being featured as the first book that is dedicated to the historical geography.
Stating that the book contains 26 new works and sheds light on the archaeological and historical heritage in Gazimağusa, Girne, Güzelyurt and Lefkoşa, Musso said that the studies are unique in terms of the geographical, historical and cultural heritage of Cyprus.