Watch: Justice Minister denies setting up meetings between Muscat and Apap Bologna

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Justice Minister Edward Zammit Lewis denied he ever organised meetings between former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Electrogas Shareholder Paul Apap Bologna.

In his comments to Minister Zammit Lewis said he knows nothing of the power station project or of Electrogas but confirmed he has known Paul Apap Bologna for the past 15 years and that his wife has been friends with Apap Bologna’s wife for the past thirty years.

“It is a big lie fabricated against me” – said Justice Minister Edward Zammit Lewis

On Friday, during the public inquiry into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Lawyer Jason Azzopardi who is appearing on behalf of the Caruana Galizia Family asked Paul Apap Bologna, who took the witness stand, if he ever met Joseph Muscat during lunches organized by Edward Zammit Lewis.

Apap Bologna stated that Zammit Lewis never set up meetings for them.

During the sitting Madame Justice Abigail Lofaro warned many time the witness that he is under oath and that he should be careful in his replies.

During his testimony Paul Apap Bologna also denied having donated €1 million to the Labour Party to help finance the 2013 electoral campaign.