L-ex Ministru Nazzjonalista Dolores Cristina nhatret bhala Agent President matul in-nuqqas tal-President Gorg Abela.
Dr. Lawrence Gonzi gie mistieden mill-Prim Ministru sabiex ikun parti mid-delegazzjoni Maltija ghall-quddiesa tal-pontifikat tal-Papa gdid il-Vatikan.
Marlene Bonnici is to be retained by the government as
Dr. Lawrence Gonzi mistieden mill-Prim Ministru biex jiehu sehem fic-cerimonja tat-tifkira ta’ Jum il-Helsien fil-Birgu. (Saret gimgha qabel minhabba li t-31 tax-xahar kien se jkun l-Ghid).
Former Nationalist Minister Michael Falzon has been appointed as an independent, non-voting observer on the oil procurement committee, which is being revamped. He confirmed that the offer came directly from Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi.
(ex Speaker Michael Frendo) will also meet Joseph Muscat, who has nominated him to to the Council of Europe's Venice Commission, an institution of experts on democracy and constitutional matters.
Architect Robert Musumeci has been appointed part-time consultant and personal adviser to Michael Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, whose responsibilities include Mepa.
The Nationalist Party in opposition has refused the government’s offer to participate in a bipartisan “Action Committee on Economic Growth,” arguing that participation in the committee would hinder the opposition’s constitutional role. The decision was criticised by the government: a spokesman said that it was disappointed at seeing the opposition “continue with its negative attitude even when the hand of friendship is extended.”
L-eks deputat Nazzjonalista Karl Gouder irrifjuta offerta tas-Segretarjat Parlamentari tal-Kultura biex ikun parti mill-bord tal-Malta Council for Culture & Arts. Din kienet it-tieni offerta
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Bondiplus presenter and Where's Everybody? director Lou Bondì was today appointed on the board of a new foundation responsible for the organisation and coordination of national festivities. The Foundation for Maltese National Festivities members were handpicked by the Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and falls under his remit.
Former European Commissioner John Dalli is to head a reform body within the administration of Mater Dei Hospital, informed sources said today. Mr Dalli had a meeting with the prime minister yesterday, after which Dr Muscat indicated that Mr Dalli would be given an executive position within the government.
New Nationalist MP Kristy Debono said she was “surprised and overwhelmed” when she was named as Speaker of the House of Representatives for one day on Tuesday as both the Speaker, Anglu Farrugia, and his deputy Censu Galea, were not available because of other commitments. It was the first time since 1998, since Miriam Debono was Speaker, that the House sitting was chaired by a woman. Asked to comment about the experience, Mrs Debono said that she did not expect to be given the opportunity but was pleased to note that it was the government side which nominated her, a proposal that was seconded by the Opposition.
The Nationalist Party welcomes Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's call for national unity as