Twenty-eight local council will share between them twenty two thousand euros as part of a Local Government Division initiative for World Clean-Up day, celebrated next Saturday.
The Minister for Local Government, Owen Bonnici, said that after an absence of many years, Malta is participating at local government level in the Clean Up The World initiative. He said that public cleanliness remained a priority for the Government.
Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government, Silvio Parnis, said the government was committed to ensuring a change in a mindset toward more cleanliness in the localities. He said that as a secretariat, he will see why less than half the localities participated in this initiative.