The Embassy of Malta in Vienna marks Republic Day in the presence of the Prime Minister and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Dec 24, 2018

On 17 December, the Embassy of Malta to Austria, organised a reception to commemorate the 44th anniversary of Republic Day. On this special occasion the Embassy, together with the Maltese diaspora was honoured to welcome the presence of Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta, Hon. Carmelo Abela, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, and Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli, Parliamentary Secretary.

The delegation headed by the Prime Minister was in Vienna to attend the High-Level Forum Africa Europe on 18 December. This Forum was organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The Ambassador said that their presence was a testament to the importance the Government gives to the Maltese diaspora. She also thanked the members of the Maltese community and the Honorary Consuls present stressing that they were the true Ambassadors of Malta.

The Prime Minister expressed his appreciation and commended Ambassador Natasha Meli Daudey for her work in further strengthening the bilateral relations between Malta and Austria.