Francis Żammit Dimech inaugurates restored painting

Francis Zammit Dimech

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Partit Nazzjonalista MEP candidate Francis Żammit Dimech inaugurated the newly restored painting depicting Saint Mark the Evangelist during a ceremony held in the Old Church (Lapsi) in St. Julian’s.

In a press release, it was referred that during the ceremony, Żammit Dimech said that cultural heritage is an integral part of our Maltese identity. He also said that he is honoured that he was able to contribute towards the restoration of this masterpiece.

Żammit Dimech who serves in the Committee on Culture within the European Parliament said that Malta can boast of a wide-ranging cultural heritage that has been passed on from one generation to another and that it was the duty of every Maltese citizen to safeguard this heritage for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

The restored painting was unveiled by Żammit Dimech and Chaplain Fr Claude Portelli. Żammit Dimech praised Atelier del RESTAURO for their excellent work. The ceremony included a concert by the University of Malta Junior College Ensemble under the baton of Maestro Manoel Pirotta.