Current Affairs
Opposition calls on Government to establish joint committees with EU countries to investigate cases of corruption

The Opposition has called on the Government to establish Joint Investigative Teams between Maltese Authorities and other European countries so that high level cases of corruption and tackled intensively, seriously and as soon as possible.

In an issued statement, the PN Spokesperson for Justice, Jason Azzopardi, said that if the Prime Minister decides that Malta will not collaborate in this European initiative, it means he has no interest or will to fight against corruption.

He said this follows the Opposition noting that the EU Council official responsible for Malta criticised the Malta Government’s shortcoming in investigating serious cases of corruption that involve persons in Government and politicians including the case of the Panama Papers, Vitals and the sale of passports.