‘PN will support Dalli’s nomination, but…’

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

‘The Nationalist Party will support Helena Dalli’s nomination to the European Commission, in the name of national interest,’ PN leader Adrian Delia said on Tuesday. The PN leader added that the government, however, should take the necessary decisions to mitigate Malta’s reputation damage.

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Delia once more warned that Malta risks blacklisting if it does not address the issues outlined in the recent Moneyval report. Partit Nazzjonalista leader stressed that the government needs to act to prevent further damage to the country’s reputation. 

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Dalli’s nomination would not be necessarily supported by MEPs, PN MEP David Casa had said. The former equality minister will face the European Parliament where she will be grilled by MEPs. Casa said that he expects Dalli to condemn Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi and Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Keith Schembri during her grilling on October 2. 

“Another day, another scandal” – Delia

Partit Nazzjonalista leader said that the government is embroiled in a new scandal daily. 

He mentioned the fast ferry service tender and the MFSA golden handshake to one of its former employees.

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