UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and Special Envoy and film star Angelina Jolie visited the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) facilities in Malta recently. There they met three survivors of a recent migrants tragedy whose boat was reportedly rammed by traffickers after the 500 migrants on board refused to board a smaller vessel as they feared it was too small for all of them. (Photo: Justin Gatt/AFM)
Karmenu Vella is the Commissioner Designate from Malta who has been assigned the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries portfolio by Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker. Mr Vella was born on 19th of June 1950 in Zurrieq and is the eldest of three children. Vella lived in Zurrieq for 33 years from 1950 till 1983. He now lives in Birzebbugia with his wife Marianne née’ Buhagiar. The couple have two sons, John married to Miriam Dalli (MEP-PES), and Philip married to Rania née’ Mamo. He is also a grandfather of two, Adam and Jack.
Date: 18 September 2014
Venue: Europe House, Vallletta
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Data: 24 ta’ Settembru, 2014;
Post: Intercontinental, San Ġiljan;
Ħin: 6 ta' filgħaxija