The President of Malta

Speech by H.E. George Vella, President of Malta, during the opening ceremony for the European Region of Sport organised by the Kunsill Reġjonali Lvant, 20th January 2023, (Speech in MT)

Bonġu lil kulħadd. Insellem b’mod partikolari lis-Segretarju Parlamentari Zerafa Civelli, il-President tar-Reġjun, il-Membri Parlamentari li għandna magħna, is-sindki, is-segretarji eżekuttivi, il-kunsilliera u lilkom ilkoll li qegħdin magħna hawnhekk. Bħalma diġà għidt, huwa ta’ sodisfazzjon u tieħu pjaċir li wieħed jieħu l-okkażjoni li jattendi għall-ftuħ ta’ din l-inizjattiva sportiva u, kif Read more…

L-ilsien Malti għal qalbi

“Bonġu!” “L-għodwa t-tajba!” “Kif int?” These phrases come second nature to many of us when greeting others and show that we are Maltese. Many important people make use of the Maltese language in their work and day-to-day life. President George Vella numbers among them. He has spoken about the need Read more…

Language and social cohesion

Kit Azzopardi Last year, the President of Malta established a number of initiatives for national unity, amongst which were the Conference on the State of the Nation and the Foundation for National Unity. Language can also be a primary tool for national unity or cohesion, that is, for more robust Read more…

Foreign ambassadors for the Maltese language

Arnaud Bouvier (French teacher)Andrea Di Vita (Italian chef)Walid Nabhan (Palestinian scientist)Jessica Schulz (Swedish researcher)Veronika Sytnyk (law student)Ema and Carla (secondary school students) What have they got in common, aside from not being Maltese? Many of us may have caught a glimpse of them speaking Maltese on social media. They all Read more…

“The Chamber of Commerce is like a mirror that reflects the good, and less good, developments in society” – President George Vella

President of Malta George Vella said that through its detailed studies, consultations and strong statements, the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise, and Industry is like a mirror that reflects the good, and less good, developments happening in Maltese society. Addressing an event on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the establishment of the Chamber Read more…

Speech by H.E. George Vella, President of Malta, on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the establishment of the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, 27 January 2023, (Speech in MT)

Onorevoli Prim Ministru, Onorevoli Ministri, Onorevoli Kap tal-Oppożizzjoni, President tal-Kamra, Mistednin Distinti, Ilqajt bi pjaċir din l-istedina u nirringrazzja lill-President Marisa Xuereb u l-membri tal-Kamra tal-Kummerċ, l-Intrapriża u l-Industrija talli għoġobhom jitolbuni naqsam il-ħsibijiet u l-perspettiva tiegħi fuq l-importanza ta’ dan l-Anniversarju. Nibda qabelxejn billi nwassal l-apprezzament tiegħi għall-ħidma li Read more…

President George Vella warns against the use of dehumanising language which continues to be at the root of human suffering and injustice

Holocaust Remembrance Day, said the President of Malta, George Vella, should be an occasion to denounce all political and military activity aimed at subjugating, humiliating, or segregating human beings based on nationality, ethnicity, religion, or race. “We owe it to the victims who paid the ultimate price and to their Read more…

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