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Former Enemalta Chairman Lawrence Ciantar dies

Former Enemalta Corporation chairman, Engineer Lawrence C. Ciantar has died, aged 90.

Born 1929, he spent his childhood at Vittoriosa; was educated at the De La Salle college and then followed an engineering course with the Royal Navy at the Admiralty School where he graduated as Chartered Engineer.

Mr Ciantar started his work with the Government as an engineer with the Water and Electricity Department. He also served as Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Malta Electricity Board and the newly established Enemalta Corporation.

He was trusted with such projects as the Marsa Power Station building, the dismantling of the Palermo Power Station and the installation of the same plant as an extension to the Marsa Power Station. He was also involved in the first phase of the Delimara Power Station.

Engineer Ciantar was awarded with the Midalja għall-Qadi tar-Repubblika and as Member of the Order of Merit in 2002 as a recognition for his work.

His funeral will be held next Monday at 2.30pm at the Santa Luċija parish church.

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