Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses Silvio Schembri addresses a press conference during which he gave details regarding the voucher system for businesses.
Highlights from the press conference:
- The details announced are aimed at businesses
- The businesses mentioned are the ones operating within the tourism sector and the businesses which had to close as announced in the legal notice
- The vouchers will have a QR code. Once used the voucher will not be valid anymore – The businesses are to receive the money on the same day it was used
- The vouchers will be distributed as from next week
- The system in place will scan the voucher to confirm if it is valid or not
- The shop owner must scan the VAT receipt
- A leaflet will be disseminated to all business owners with all the necessary information. The information will also be available online
- Businesses will be guided through the process through the MIMCOL website – app.vouchersmimcol.com/register
- Businesses will be provided with a unique activation code to secure the data provided by the owners
- If the voucher does not illuminate under UV light, businesses should not accept the voucher; all original vouchers must be kept
- A press conference on how the public can use the vouchers will be delivered next week
- The vouchers will be coloured; 4 red and one blue
On the 8th of June the government announced that for each resident in Malta and Gozo aged 16 and up will receive five €20 vouchers.
€80 can be used in hotels, restaurants and bars, while the remaining €20 can be used in shops that were closed during the pandemic, as announced by Prime Minister Robert Abela.