The main contributors to total FDI flows were financial and insurance activities with a total contribution of 87.5%
The NSO said that the industry was also financially assisted by a range of EU-funded programmes which, in 2019, amounted to €26.1 million; a decrease, however, of 12.6% over the sum benefited from in 2018.
This information was tabled in parliament by Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri following a parliamentary question by PN MP Hermann Schiavone.
According to the National Statistics Office - Malta, the public's favourite film to watch in local cinemas last year was Disney's The Lion King.
In a statement, Infrastructure Malta said that since it launched its nationwide tree-planting programme in 2019, the agency has now introduced over 11,800 indigenous trees in 80 different roadside strips and other urban and rural areas in Malta and if any of the new trees are damaged or die, Infrastructure Malta will replace them as part of this care agreement.
In his final New Year’s message as Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says that Malta’s economy is thriving however he also says that the country needs to get back on track.
Archbishop Charles Scicluna will be celebrating the traditional end-of-year thanksgiving mass at St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta.
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