Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli insisted that she found no evidence of wrongdoing by the Malta Tourism Authority’s head of events Lionel Gerada on the way sponsorships – which ballooned under his watch – were awarded.
The Labour Party’s failure to act against Konrad Mizzi in a timely manner has cost Malta millions through the various tainted deals he was involved in, according to Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia.
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.
The Labour Party only expelled disgraced former minister Konrad Mizzi when it was left with no other choice, Nationalist Party MP Ryan Callus said on Wednesday morning.
There were two possible reasons behind Joseph Muscat’s decision to call an early election in 2017, according to Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi.
Energy Minister Michael Farrugia said that documentation suggested that Enemalta acted in good faith when it acquired a Montenegrin windfarm, a deal revealed last week to have led to murder suspect Yorgen Fenech making millions in profit.
Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia insisted that government MPs had to decide whether to keep supporting a government that protected criminals or act in the national interest in a parliamentary speech on Monday afternoon.
Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi accused Prime Minister Robert Abela of being afraid of Labour Party’s deputy leader Chris Cardona after failing to dismiss him outright in the face of allegations that he is linked to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia.