Minister for Gozo Dr. Justyne Caruana launched a consultation process that will eventually lead to the creation of a Regional Development Authority for Gozo without a published Legal Act or White Paper.
A spokesperson from Dr Caruana’s Ministry did not answered questions put by newsbook.com.mt on the draft act that had been presented to Parliament during its last sitting at the beginning of July.
They said that the media will be invited to the launch. However, newsbook.com.mt was not invited to the launch on Friday 3rd August.
During the launch, information on this new authority was given out by David Spiteri Gingell, Dr Vanni Bruno, and Dr Gordon Cordina.
The authority will be responsible to implement established goals for the regional development in Gozo with preset time-frames.
A spokesperson from the Ministry of Gozo, also confirmed with newsbook.com.mt that the act is still not ready for publication.
This is confirmation that the aims of the Authority have not yet been established.
Interested parties may deposit their submissions until the 3rd September 2018.