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Il-Gvern impenjat li jagħti donazzjoni mill-Fond għal Kawżi Ġusti sabiex jinbena mill-ġdid l-ark ta’ San Publiju

F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet indirizzata mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna tħabbar, kif il-Gvern Malti jinsab impenjat li jagħti donazzjoni ta’ bejn €20,000 u €50,000 mill-Fond għal Kawżi Ġusti, sabiex jinbena mill-ġdid l-ark ta’ San Publiju li nħaraq il-ġimgħa l-oħra. Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna qal li hu importanti ferm li l-gvern iħares il-wirt storiku għax dan hu parti mill-poplu.  Il-Ministru Scicluna qal li seta’ jħoss in-nuqqas u d-dispjaċir li qed iħossu l-Furjaniżi u għalhekk laqqa’ b’urġenza ... [+]

Meeting with Chief Brexit Negotiator Mr Michel Barnier

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomed Mr Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Brexit Negotiator at the Malta Freeport to discuss Malta’s preparedness for Brexit. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The Finance Minister highlighted the significant investment being made by Customs to intensify operations against smuggling of illegal substances. In fact, last year, the Customs ... [+]

Surplus għan-nies biex jindirizza inġustizzji tal-passat

Għat-tielet sena wara oħra l-gvern qed iżomm il-wegħda elettorali li jindirizza anomaliji u inġustizzji tal-imgħoddi. Dan qed isir mill-ġdid b’sejħiet għall-applikazzjonijiet mingħand tliet kategoriji ta’ persuni jew l-eredi tagħhom. Dawn huma l-eks ħaddiema tal-korpi mwaqqfa qabel l-1979, l-eks ħaddiema tax-xatt u uffiċjali tal-pulizija. Huwa stmat li bejniethom dawn il-persuni din is-sena ... [+]

Financial sector business promotion in New York

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna led a delegation of financial practitioners and regulators to a series of business seminars held in New York between the 15th and 16th of April 2019. The main theme of the business visit organised by the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) was ‘Malta: A leading Digital ... [+]

UN Forum on Financing for Development

Minister Scicluna was a leading panellist on a United Nations Ministerial Dialogue focussing on Financing for Development, being held at the UN in New York between the 15 and 18th April 2019. Minister Scicluna’s topic was ‘Harnessing new technologies for financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’, and in particular touched on ... [+]

In Washington for IMF/WB meetings

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has attended the 2019 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) Spring Meetings in Washington D.C. held between the 12 and 14 April.    These annual meetings serve as a platform for finance and development ministers, central bank governors, private sector executives, and academics ... [+]

It-tielet ċentru speċjalizzat ta’ servizz.gov soft launched illum

Mil-lum iċ-ċentru speċjalizzat tat-tassazzjoni bl-isem ta’ Taxpayer Service servizz.gov fetaħ il-bibien tiegħu għall-pubbliku hekk kif ġie soft launched wara xogħol strutturali li sar f’dawn l-aħħar xhur. Iċ-ċentru, l-istess post li fih iċ-ċittadin kien jinqeda f’affarijiet relatati mat-taxxa fil-Furjana, ingħata dehra ġdida u b’hekk sar it-tielet ċentru speċjalizzat ta’ servizz.gov. Minn dan iċ-ċentru, iċ-ċittadin jista’ jinqeda b’mod mill-aktar ... [+]

FINANCE MINISTER MEETS THE AMBASSADOR FOR THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna today held a meeting with His Excellency the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Mr Dimitrios D. Tsoungas at his Ministry office in Valletta, wherein they discussed issues of mutual interest. The Finance Minister was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Dr. Paul Debattista. 3rd April 2019 [+]

L-imsieħba soċjali jiddiskutu l-Programm Nazzjonali ta’ Riforma għas-Sena 2019

Il-membri tal-MEUSAC u tal-Kunsill Malti għall-Iżvilupp Ekonomiku u Soċjali illum kienu mistiedna jiddiskutu l-Programm Nazzjonali ta’ Riforma għas-Sena 2019 ippreżentat mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna. Dan id-dokument, li jiġi sottomess lill-Kummissjoni Ewropea lejn nofs April, prinċiparjament jirrapporta l-progress li qed isir rigward l-implementazzjoni tar-rakkomandazzjonijiet speċifiċi (Country Specific Recommendations) u l-miri nazzjonali stabbiliti mill-Unjoni ... [+]

NSO’s Government Finance Data for January to December 2018

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the publication of the NSO’s Government Finance Data for January to December 2018. The data shows that payment flows on recurrent expenditure and revenues actually received by the government through taxation, both grew well in line with the nominal growth of the economy, and so ... [+]

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