Commissioner Damanaki visits Malta
Commissioner Maria Damanaki visited Malta, to discuss maritime policy issues and the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy with the Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and Ministers Pullicino, Gatt, De Marco, Members of Parliament and local stakeholders.
Ms Damanaki met Prime Minister Gonzi and Ministers Gatt (Infrastructure, Transport and Communications), De Marco (Tourism, Culture and the Environment) and Pullicino (Resources and Rural Affairs). The Commissioner discussed the views of the Maltese Parliament on the EU Integrated Maritime Policy and on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy with the members of Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, before meeting fishermen's associations, non-governmental organisations and representatives of the aquaculture sector.
"EU Maritime and Fisheries policies – towards sustainability and growth", speech at the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the Maltese House of Representatives