Sunday, 21st January 2018

Meeting with Malta's Minister of Foreign Affairs

Thursday, 4th of April 2013

On the 4th April 2013, a meeting was held between the newly elected Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Dr George Vella and a delegation from the Council of the Honorary Consular Corps.

The delegation of the Corps was made of: 

  • Mr Godwin Bencini, Dean and Honorary Consul of Slovakia
  • Mr Tonio Casapinta,  Honorary Consul General of the Czech Republic
  • Dr Stefano Filetti,  Honorary Consul of Ecuador
  • Ms Sarah Tabone Grech, Honorary Consul of The Philippines

 During this very cordial meeting, matters relating to the work of the Honorary Consular Corps and the status of the Honorary Consul were discussed.  

The Hon. Minister assured the meeting that the doors of his office and that of the other officials of the Ministry are always open for discussion with the Honorary Consuls during the execution of their most important duties. The Minister also thanked the delegation for the work being done by the new Committee and invited all members of the Consular Corps to attend another meeting with him, when he would expand further on the role of his Ministry and the goals of the new Government of Malta in foreign relations.


HON DR GEORGE VELLA , Malta's Minister of Foreign Affairs meets a delegation from the Council of the Honorary Consular Corps of Malta