These are the main headlines reviewed by our editorial and research team for today.
Prime Minister Robert Abela has announced the resignation of Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar. He explained that in the letter he received Cutajar wrote that the appointment of a new PM requires changes so that the necessary reform within the Police Corps can be carried out. The PM thanked Cutajar for his sense of principles. Source: TVM
The majority shareholder in the PG Group, Paul Gauci, has donated €7 million in company shares to Maltese charities and foundations. The PG Group operates Naxxar’s popular supermarket Pama and the Pavi supermarket in Qormi, as well as Zara in Malta, which occupies the largest retail space for any European outlet of the fashion chain. Source: MaltaToday
Civil society group Repubblika said on Friday that the composition of the newly appointed Committee on Governance boded no good adding that the people on it should first be trained in good governance. Source: Times of Malta
Prime Minister Robert Abela has not yet considered the issue of backbench MPs being appointed to government posts, but did say that neither he, nor other PL MPs had ever had their silence bought due to such a practice. Source: The Malta Independent
Former Economy Minister Chris Cardona has confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that he will retain his role as Deputy Leader in the Labour Party responsible for political affairs and the next election’s campaign. Source: Newsbook