Ambassador Victor J Gauci, one of the pioneers of the Maltese diplomatic service, has died.
Ambassador Gauci’s diplomatic career spanned four decades and he spent 20 years working at the United Nations in New York and Geneva.
His diplomatic career was characterized by various achievements as a public officer and a diplomatic during the Independence of 1964. He had a central role when Malta was a member of the United Nations Security Council in 1983/84 and was President of the Council in November 1983.
Victor Gauci was an adviser to three Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers, and will be remembered for the legacy he left as an exemplary diplomat.
In a statement, the Foreign Affairs Ministry expressed its sorrow for the death of Ambassador Gauci and delivered its condolences to his family.