The President of Malta

Speech by the President of Malta at a state dinner in honour of the President of the Republic of Croatia, 11th July 2022

Your Excellency, President Zoran Milanović, Hon. Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Speaker, Your Grace, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Eċċellenza Sur President, Professur Sanja Musić Milanović, nagħtikom merħba f’Malta, f’isem il-Gvern u l-Poplu Malti u Għawdxi. Nilqagħkom fil-Palazz Verdala fejn iltqajna lkoll biex niċċelebraw flimkien ir-rabtiet bejn Malta u l-Kroazja. I welcome you, Read more…

Speech by H.E. George Vella, President of Malta, at the inauguration of the conservation and restoration project of the icon of Our Lady of Damascus, Greek-Catholic Church of ‘Our Lady of Damascus’, Valletta, 30th June 2022

Thank you, Papas Martin and George Mifsud, for inviting us this evening for this very interesting occasion. I listened with attention to the details about the conservation and restoration of the icon. This centuries old icon which is, strictly speaking, an inanimate object, but it has a spirit of its Read more…

Speech by His Excellency at the European Forum of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) Malta Forum 2022 – Breaking Barriers into the Future of Psychiatry, 7 July 2022

Good evening, Distinguished Guests Let me start by giving a warm welcome to all of you. It is the first time in 30 years that Malta is holding this European Forum of Psychiatric Trainees. The theme chosen is “Breaking Barriers into the Future of Psychiatry”. The theme itself already indicates Read more…

Speech by E.T. George Vella, President of Malta, on the Day of the Graduation of Specialists in Family Medicine organized by the Maltese College of Family Physicians, Casino Maltese, Valletta, 30 June 2022, (Speech in MT)

Membri tal-Kulleġġ Malti tat-Tobba tal-Familja, Speċjalisti ġodda fil-Mediċina tal-Familja, Mistednin Distinti, L-ewwel nett, nixtieq nibda billi nirringrazzja lill-Kulleġġ Malti tat-Tobba tal-Familja li stedinni biex nattendi din il-gradwazzjoni. Nibda ovvjament billi nifraħ lil dawk kollha li ser jiggradwaw illum. U niżżi ħajr ukoll lill-“Postgraduate Training Coordinators” fil-Mediċina tal-Familja Dr Mario Sammut, Read more…

“Live up to the high ethical standards of the medical profession”, the President to the graduates of the Queen Mary University of London, Malta Campus

During the graduation ceremony of the first cohort of MBBS students from the Queen Mary University of London, Malta Campus, President George Vella advised the new graduates that, as doctors, they have to always be there for others as the medical profession is not some sort of business. President Vella told Read more…

Speech by His Excellency George Vella, President of Malta at the Queen Mary University of London, Malta Campus – Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony, 5 July 2022

Hon.z Prime Minister, Dr Robert Abela President and Principal, Prof Colin Bailey, Deans, Academics Dear Graduands Distinguished Guests Allow me to begin by thanking the President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London, and the academic Staff in charge of the Malta Campus, for inviting me to this historical Read more…

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