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19/05/2022

PRESS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER AND THE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL PERMANENT SECRETARY

Speaker of the House of Representatives Anġlu Farrugia welcomed Mr Mario Cutajar for his last visit before retiring as Principal Permanent Secretary at the end of this month. The Head of the Public Service introduced Mr Tony Sultana, who will be taking over this post from 1st June 2022.

 

Mr Cutajar and Mr Sultana congratulated Mr Farrugia on his third consecutive term as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mr Cutajar presented to Mr Farrugia the book entitled 'Public Service Reforms in a Small Island State - The Case of Malta', which documents all the progress made by the Public Service in the last seven years. The Speaker was also presented with a set of commemorative stamps issued on the occasion of the Public Service Week 2022.

 

For his part, Speaker Farrugia thanked Mr Cutajar for his work as Head of the Public Service and for the support that the Office of the Speaker always found for the Parliamentary Service to further strengthen its autonomous role. He augured Mr Tony Sultana in his new role, a post that brings with it so much responsibility and that it could be so beneficial to the Maltese people. Speaker Anġlu Farrugia presented them with the book entitled '1921 Self-Government in Malta', which his Office commissioned on the centenary of the Maltese Parliament.​