Malta is preparing to act as host for the forthcoming 5+5 meeting in which Presidents and Prime Ministers from ten West Mediterranean European and Arab countries will be discussing several sensitive issues.
Amongst the items on the agenda fort the 5+5 will be security, immigration and the environment.
Top political international names are set to be in Malta next week namely newly elected French President Francios Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti.
EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso will also be in Malta for the meeting.
The 5+5 meeting will be hosted by the Maltese government at the Verdala Castle were massive security measures will be ensured for a smooth run of the event.
The full list of Heads of State and Head of Government that are due to attend the 5+5 meeting:
ALGERIA H.E. Abdelmalek Sellal (Prime Minister)
FRANCE H.E. Francois Hollande (President of the Republic)
ITALY H.E. Mario Monti (Prime Minister)
LIBYA H.E. Mohamed el-Magarief (President of the Congress)
MAURITANIA H.E. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (President of the Islamic