Tag: Joseph Muscat
"Documenting meetings, including minutes of discussions and decisions is in the interests of transparency, accountability and good governance. The Office of the Prime Minister’s failure to keep proper records of the meetings with Yorgen Fenech raises our concern that this was a deliberate act of omission," the Foundation said.
Former prime minister Joseph Muscat insisted that there was no evidence linking him to any alleged corrupt dealings in Montenegro as he reacted to Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi’s decision to appeal a breach of privilege ruling.
Nationalist Party MP Jason Azzopardi was referred to the Privileges Committee after Speaker Anġlu Farrugia ruled that there was a prima facie breach of privilege when he claimed former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had known of an assassination plot on Daphne Caruana Galizia ahead of the 2017 election.
Some of the government MPs claimed that they were not aware that an early general election would take place in 2017. Newsbook.com.mt asked government MPs whether they were aware that a snap election would take place in 2017, back in 2016.
Prime Minister Abela said that he would not know what the pair would have discussed then. He added that Muscat took the wrong decisions at the time, explaining that both disgraced then-minister Konrad Mizzi and Schembri should have been removed the moment their names surfaced in the Panama Papers.
Former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat made his first remarks in Parliament since his resignation to deny claims – made by Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi – that he may have known about a plot to kill Daphne Caruana Galizia ahead of the 2017 election.
A timestamp on a video footage of then Prime Minister Joseph Muscat shows that at the time Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated, Muscat was in Sliema fielding questions from the press.
There were two possible reasons behind Joseph Muscat’s decision to call an early election in 2017, according to Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi.
Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi insisted that the truth would soon come out on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, insisting that there were multiple motives for – and more than one instigator of – the crime.
Independent candidate and former Chairprson of Alternattiva Demokratika Arnold Cassola has urged Prime Minister Robert Abela to take immediate action against former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who according to media reports has been using his former position to secure an agreement for a precious goods freeport investment to Malta.