Photos: Malta marks 55 years since Independence

Independence Day activities
Independence Day activities

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

President George Vella, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, and fellow leaders have attended celebrations of the 55th anniversary marking Malta’s Independence Day.

The leaders laid wreaths at Malta’s Independence Monument in Floriana and attended a parade of the Armed Forces of Malta in the main street of Valletta.

Today marks 55 years since the Maltese were officially granted their independence from the United Kingdom.