President George Vella received outgoing European Commissioner (EC) for the Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Karmenu Vella on a courtesy call at Sant’Anton Palace. He expressed how the EC’s invaluable work is appreciated by the European community.
They discussed how far the environmental agenda has come, at both the international and the European levels, as the President mentioned the EC’s work in the environment, maritime, and fisheries fields. On his part, the outgoing EC said how it was a pleasure meeting the President, with whom he discussed a number of global challenges.
In a press release, it was explained that during his term, very important proposals were pushed forward which contained good environmental credentials, all aimed at improving the quality of life of European citizens.