Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
The PN Commission has announced that it is of the opinion that both Adrian Delia and Bernard Grech are suitable candidates for the election of Party Leader.
In a statement, the Commission said that it met at length with Grech and Delia on the 24th and 26th of August respectively.
The Commission also considered the due diligence reports in respect of both prospective candidates which it has received from the Panel of Independent Experts. The Panel was composed of Antonio Ghirlando as Chairperson, by Auditor Mario P Galea and Notary Dr Clyde La Rosa.
This comes after Party Leader Adrian Delia and lawyer Bernard Grech were the only candidates to express interest in the Partit Nazzjonalista leadership race when the deadline for submissions closed on August 10th.
Delia welcomes decision; plans on publishing report
In his reaction, Delia welcomed the letter from the Candidates Commission following a due diligence process, noting that he himself as the Leader of the Nationalist Party introduced in the process for the election of the Party Leader. 🇲🇹
He also added that he expects that the Commission will to send the full report of the verification process so that he will be able to ask the Administrative Council to make the report available for the scrutiny of Party members by publishing it.
During an interview on Net FM, Grech said that as soon as he receives the due diligence report from the committee that is analyzing the candidates, he would be publishing it as he “has nothing to hide.”