Good governance and migration top agenda in Brussels meetings

Robert Abela Brussels
DOI - Jason Borg

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Prime Minister Robert Abela met for the first time as Prime Minister the European Commissioners and European Parliament Presidents during Brussels meetings. The need for good governance and the issue of illegal immigration topped the agenda for Prime Minister Robert Abela.

Abela held meetings with the President of the European Council Charles Michel and with European Parliament President Davide Sassoli. The Maltese Prime Minister met also the Maltese Members of European Parliament (MEPs) and European Commissioner Helena Dalli.

DOI – Jason Borg

According to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), during a meeting with Sassoli, Robert Abela discussed the issue of illegal immigration and that Malta as an EU country will need long term solutions to deal with the crisis while during the meeting with Charles Michel the European budget and good governance were the main topics discussed.

Same current issues were discussed between Malta’s Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen. According to the OPM, it was agreed that regarding illegal immigration the burden must be shouldered between all European Union member states.