PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE: Minister Scicluna attends meeting with European social partners

Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna attended a meeting of the Macro-Economic Dialogue with the European social partners, on the margins of the Eurogroup and Econfin meetings currently taking place in Brussels.

This meeting brought together the Council Presidency, the European Central Bank and the European Commission, together with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME), the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services (CEEP), and Businesseurope.

During the meeting, Minister Scicluna expounded upon the priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the European Council which will commence on 1st January 2017. The parties also discussed the investment plan for Europe, particulary the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and the third pillar of the plan, aimed at removing barriers that prevent investment.

Source: Government of Malta.