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The Malta Independent on Sunday: This week President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca started her last year as President of the Republic of Malta. In the coming months, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, possibly with the assistance of his close associates, will be looking for a successor
In the past months, a number of names started doing the rounds in political circles and the corridors of Parliament and Castille. Who would be the best candidate? Should it be another woman? Should we have another politician or former politician or should there be a break with tradition and identify a non-politico? Should it be a Nationalist, in order to reciprocate the appointment of George Abela by former Nationalist Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi?
The Malta Independent’s Rachel Attard provides an analysis of who could be next. This article appeared on The Malta Independent on Sunday.