Visit of the Ambassador of Portugal to the Fondation de Malte.

On Tuesday 17th February, 2009 the Ambassador of the Republic of Portugal, H.E. Mr. António José da Camara Ramalho Ortigião, accompanied by Mr. António José Raposo da Silva Pinheiro Marques, Counsellor, paid a courtesy visit to the seat of the Fondation de Malte at Casa Cintraj in Valletta.

They were greeted by Prof. Salvino Busuttil, President of Fondation, who briefed them on the objectives and raison d’être of the Fondation de Malte. Together with Mr. David Raphaël Busuttil, the Executive Director of Fondation, the Ambassador examined potential areas of cooperation between Portugal and Fondation.

A number of the Fondation’s publications were presented to the Ambassador. It is expected to build stronger ties between Portugal and Fondation, furthering existing collaborations, such as the one Fondation de Malte has with the Fundação Mário Soares.