PRESS RELEASE BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR THE EU PRESIDENCY 2017 AND EU FUNDS – Parliamentary Secretary Ian Borg meets European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer

While in Luxembourg, Parliamentary Secretary Ian Borg met European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer. During the courtesy visit they discussed further collaborations between the EIB and Malta in order to build on the already positive relationship Malta has with the EIB.

Dr Borg and Mr Hoyer also discussed the challenges that BREXIT presents to the Union, as well as the importance of negotiations of legislative dossiers that the Maltese EU Presidency is steering forward, and its relevance to the European Investment Bank’s work; namely the External Lending Mandate and EFSI2.0.

The Parliamentary Secretary and President Hoyer also discussed further collaboration in the near future between Malta and EIB within the framework of the setting-up of the National Development Bank. President Hoyer emphasised that EIB is committed to continue supporting Malta in any way it deems necessary and appropriate.

Source: Government of Malta