Prime Minister and Labour leader Joseph Muscat said that after resigning from his position of Prime Minister next month, he intends to be an ordinary regular citizen and will distance himself from politics.
Interviewed on One Radio, on the day he announced his resignation message for his successor to be chosen, Dr Muscat said that he would not cut himself off from the world but said he had other ideas which he wanted to pursue, and would definitely make more time for his family.
On the Labor Party choosing his successor, Dr Muscat said that there were many good people and that he would be working to ensure that the selection process was fair and he would not be pushing any candidate and would let Party members and delegates exercise their choice freely. The Prime Minister said that before resigning he intending to visit many localities to thank people for placing their trust in him and to apologise for any shortcomings. He says he would be shouldering other people’s shortcomings and that he wanted his successor to start a new page.
The Prime Minister reiterated his intention to talk about the case in Parliament without prejudicing the trial even if the opposition decides not to take part in the debate.