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40 karozza tal-linja ġdida jiżdiedu mal-flotta ​

Il-Ministru għat-Trasport, Infrastruttura u Proġetti Kapitali Ian Borg flimkien mal-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna indirizzaw konferenza tal-aħbarijet flimkien maċ-Chairman Felipe Cosmen fejn ħabbru investiment fis-servizz ta' tal-linja li ser iwassal għal żieda fil-frekwenzi fuq ċertu rotot tat-trasport pubbliku, kif ukoll għal żieda fil-flotta ta' karozzi tal-linja. Il-Ministru Borg spjega kif mal-flotta preżenti ta' 405 karozza li tipprovdi s-servizz tat-trasport pubbliku, ser ikunu qed jiżdiedu 30 oħra li ser iwasslu għal żieda fil-frekwenzi ... [+]

Maltese Delegation meets top UK AML/CFT Officials in London

Last week Minister for Finance Prof Edward Scicluna led a Maltese delegation to London. The purpose of the visit was to gain an understanding of how the UK crime agencies combat money laundering and terrorism financing. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The delegation was composed of high officials from the ... [+]

Is-sħab soċjali jressqu l-proposti tagħhom bi tħejjija għall-Baġit 2020

Fil-Kunsill Malti għall-Iżvilupp Ekonomiku u Soċjali issoktaw it-tħejjijiet għall-baġit li jmiss, bis-sħab soċjali u l-membri tal-MCESD iressqu l-proposti u jesprimu l-aspirazzjonijiet tagħhom għas-sena li ġejja u lil hinn minnha, wara li ngħataw preżentazzjoni dwar il-qagħda ekonomika mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna. Fl-introduzzjoni tiegħu, is-Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Fondi Ewropej u Djalogu Soċjali Aaron Farrugia ... [+]

Discussing efforts in combating terrorist financing and financial crimes

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna held a meeting with the U.S. Department of Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea during which they discussed efforts in combating terrorist financing and financial crimes. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The meeting was also attended by Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital ... [+]

Fiscal data for the first half of 2019 in line with targets

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest Government Finance Data, published by the National Statistics Office (NSO), which shows that for the first half of this year, Government revenue continued to be bouyant, with the increase in tax revenue rising by €218 million or 12.5 per cent, reflecting an increase ... [+]

€405,532 f’fondi għal proġetti fil-komunita’

19-il għaqda mhux governattiva gawdew bejniethom aktar minn €405,000 f’fondi sabiex bihom huma jkunu jistgħu ikomplu jagħmlu ġid fil-komunita’ tal-belt jew r-raħal tagħhom. Il-fondi li ġew iffinanzjati mill-Fond tal-Lotterija Nazzjonali għal Kawżi Ġusti ġew imqasma mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi l-Professur Edward Scicluna. Il-Ministru fisser kif b’dawn il-flus, il-komunita’ Maltija u Għawdxija inġenerali minn kull aspett ... [+]

AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna attended the AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg. He was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Alessandro Demarco.       Saturday 13th July 2019 [+]

Fitch upgrades Malta’s rating outlook to positive

The Ministry for Finance welcomes Fitch’s outlook upgrade for Malta from ‘Stable’ to ‘Positive’ and its reaffirmation of the sovereign credit rating at A+. Fitch attributes the upgrade to Malta’s robust economic growth, positively noting that in 2018 Malta was the fastest growing economy in the European Union (EU). The fiscal ... [+]

Malta announces major reforms to strengthen the fight against financial crime

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has reinforced the country’s commitment to fighting the scourge of financial crime and money laundering. The Minister unveiled new measures to boost the resources available to regulators and law enforcement as well as proposing sweeping reforms to ensure their effectiveness.   Creation of new Financial Organised ... [+]

Aktar xogħol mill-istituzzjonijiet Maltin fil-ġlieda kontra l-ħasil tal-flus

Fil-jiem li ġejjin il-Gvern se jkun qed jippreżenta pakkett ta’ miżuri li permezz tiegħu ser ikun hemm iżjed sinerġija bejn l-istituzzjonijiet fil-ġlieda tagħhom kontra l-ħasil tal-flus. Ħabbar dan il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt li kien qed jindirizza s-67 laqgħa tal-Kumitat Konġunt dwar il-Prevenzjoni tal-Ħasil tal-Flus u l-Iffinanzjar tat-Terroriżmu fi ħdan ... [+]