9 January 2014

Government: We’re moving in the right direction

Times of Malta 05/01/2014:Malta is moving in the right direction on most of the big challenges facing the country. The economy is growing, and in the short time we have been in office we have enacted some vital reforms.

I have no doubt that 2014 will be a particularly busy year in government; there is still an enormous amount of work to be carried out. The Maltese people elected us to improve their lives and that is what we are duty bound to do.

When I look back on the election I think we can all be proud of what a mature democracy we live in. I pay tribute to my predecessor, Lawrence Gonzi, for the service he gave his country, and to our President, George Abela, for overseeing the transition of government and representing all Maltese.
While we came into office with an ambitious plan for change we were also careful to maintain stability. We sent a message to the rest of the world that Malta was a stable, dynamic country offering tremendous benefits for those who wanted to do business here...read on.