Saudi Arabia on Thursday suspended foreigners' entry for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourism from countries where the new coronavirus has spread, as a growing number of cases outside China deepened fears of a pandemic.
During a press conference, Farrugia gave details on the progress made so far. He said that the repair work on the interconnector which is in Malta's area have been completed. He explained that the work on the Italian side will be slightly delayed.
The Malta Business Bureau (MBB) said that the Council of the European Union has authorized the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the United Kingdom which is expected to publish its negotiating position.