Will this archaic attitude drag Joseph Muscat and George Vella down and hinder the needed change in the wording of Malta’s neutrality clause when there is obviously a bipartisan agreement on what this neutrality entails
Today there are practically no differences between the PN and Labour on Malta’s status as a valid EU member, on foreign policy, on the importance of creating productive jobs in a social liberal economy and on the vital part that our education system plays in this goal
Joseph Muscat is known to have close relations with Matteo Renzi. Italy’s stance towards Malta on migration in the Mediterranean has radically changed. These are facts… This change in stance could be the result of Muscat having made some deal with Renzi concerning Malta’s SAR
Muscat had hinted at probable impending changes some time ago, just after the EP elections, saying that holding local elections frequently was a recurring expense that the country could save on and that voters were experiencing electoral fatigue
The two political parties that allowed themselves to be swayed by the doctors’ lobby working in its own interest also used the project and the hospital to gain other brownie points in their short-sighted electoral wrestling matches.
The real issue was not the undermining of Air Malta, but the undermining of the lucrative scheduled air traffic business when this should have been an important factor in the future of our tourism industry.