Malta’s biggest charity run is happening this weekend

Malta’s largest charity fun run will be held on Sunday with thousands of people expected to take part. Money collected during The President’s Solidarity Fun Run will be donated to The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. The fun run celebrates its 11th anniversary this year, with President George Vella heading the event. It starts at 10am from […]

Life-size Maltese Christmas crib opens in Vienna

A traditional Maltese crib has gone on display in Vienna. The life-size nativity scene, designed by Gozo artist Manwel Grech forms the centrepiece of a Christmas market in the Austrian capital city. It was officially opened by the President of Malta George Vella.   The crib will remain on show at the Christmas Village on […]

Jean-Claude Juncker to visit Malta this week

The outgoing president of the European Commission will be in Malta this week for a two-day official visit. Jean-Claude Juncker will hold talks with the Prime Minister at Castille in Valletta on Monday evening with Brexit high on the agenda. He will be awarded  a Maltese honour – the National Order of Merit – by […]

President of Malta nominated for top Commonwealth role

The President of Malta has been nominated for a new role within the Commonwealth. George Vella has been asked to act as patron of the new Commonwealth Centre of Excellence. The proposal was suggested during a meeting in London with the Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Scotland. The centre, which will be based in Malta, will help […]

10 things you need to know about Malta’s new President

George Vella has officially been sworn-in as the President of Malta. The Prime Minister paid tribute to Malta’s new head of state as ‘a man of absolute integrity’. Dr Vella is Malta’s 10th president since 1974. He was awarded an honorary knighthood by The Queen five months ago. Malta’s outgoing president Marie Louise Coleiro Preca […]