Malta Chamber and MBB delegation makes number of institutional visits in Brussels

11th October 2018

A Malta Chamber and Malta Business Bureau (MBB) delegation led by the Malta Chamber’s Deputy President, Mr David Xuereb held a number of institutional visits during a visit to Brussels as part of their participation during the European Parliament of Enterprises organised by Eurochambres.

A Malta Chamber and Malta Business Bureau (MBB) delegation led by the Malta Chamber’s Deputy President, Mr David Xuereb held a number of institutional visits during a visit to Brussels as part of their participation during the European Parliament of Enterprises organised by Eurochambres.

The delegation further included the Chamber’s Vice-President Marisa Xuereb, Chamber Board Members Hugh Arrigo and Charles Zahra, MBB President Simon De Cesare, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Employers group vice-president Stefano Mallia, MBB CEO Joe Tanti, Chamber’s Head of Policy Andre Fenech and MBB Head of Brussels Operations Daniel Debono and MBB Senior executive Mark Seychell.

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The delegation had the opportunity to meet Malta’s recently appointed Permanent Representative to the EU, Daniel Azzopardi, Kylä-Harakka-Ruonala, Tellervo, Vice -President of the employers’ group within the EESC and Maltese Members of the European Parliament David Casa, Francis Zammit Dimech, Marlene Mizzi and Miriam Dalli.

During these meetings, the delegation raised a number of concerns in relation to the impact and developments of BREXIT on Malta and the European Union, upcoming European Parliament elections, EU regional policy, tax harmonisation and Malta’s contribution and allocation during the next EU Multi annual financial framework.

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These visits further served as an opportunity to build even stronger relationships between the local business community and the Maltese representatives in a number of EU institutions whilst making the Maltese business voice heard within the Brussels corridors.


11th October 2018

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Marie-Claire Grima

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