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Speaker of the House of Representatives receives the Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Dr An?lu Farrugia, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Malta, has received a courtesy visit from Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Mr Gaston Lasarte, who resides in Rome.

The two dignitaries highlighted the good relations that have existed between Malta and Uruguay since their establishment on the 13th October 1975.

They discussed how these relations could be enhanced through various sectors, such as the Freeport, the financial services, tourism and education, particularly the English Speaking Schools.

Reference was made to the EU-MERCOSUR negotiations, with a special reference to Uruguay’s crucial role in bringing closer these negotiations.

Source: Government of Malta