Photos Malta – Commission ties never been as excellent – Juncker

first_img <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrint DOI – jason Borg 1 of 6 DOI – jason BorgDOI – jason Borg The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has praised Prime Minister Joseph Muscat for his involvement in ensuring a positive relationship between both Malta and the Commission.Speaking at Castille today, Juncker said that, ‘Relations between Malta and the European Commission have never been as excellent as over the past few years.’His message comes as part of his two-day visit to MaltaIn turn, the Prime Minister explained that Malta sees itself as a positive part of the European family.Jean Claude Juncker making two day visit to MaltaHe said that, ‘As the smallest member state of the European Union, we still pride ourselves as being pro-active in approach. When facing issues which emerge on a daily basis, Malta projects itself as part of the solution, rather than part of the problem.’The outgoing EU Commission President is also expected to meet Malta’s President George Vella. It is understood that he will be made an Honorary member of the National Order of Merit in the Grade Companion with Star.While still President, Juncker will soon be replaced by the new President-elect for the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. DOI – jason Borg DOI – Omar Camilleri DOI – Pierre Sammut Read more:Naming of von der Leyen as EU executive chief not transparent – JunckerIncoming EU chief von der Leyen says ‘we don’t want a hard Brexit’EP should ensure that Von Der Leyen’s promises are carried out – CutajarWhatsApp DOI – jason Borg DOI – Omar Camillerilast_img read more