AUM Extension: Protest against development called by NGOs

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Cottonera residents will be protesting the proposed American University Malta (AUM) in Cospicua on Sunday.

The announcement was made in a letter issued prior to the Planning Authority meeting on the proposed development (PA 07496/16).

The document asked for support against the development has been circulated to residents of the area, members of the house of representatives elected from the second electoral district, local councils, the Prime Minister and Ministers Ian Borg and Owen Bonnici.
The official responsible for the casefile is still recommending the approval of the development. This when all the members of the board have indicated that they will oppose the proposed extension.

The letter was signed by nine NGOs which include Din l-Art Ħelwa, Flimkien Għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth (Malta), Futur Ambjent Wieħed, International Tree Foundation (Malta), Moviment Graffitti, The Arcaeological Society Malta, The Ramblers’ Association of Malta, Żminijietna – Voice of the Left.