George Vella

Maltese politician

George William Vella, KUOM KCMG (born 24 April 1942) is a Maltese politician. He is the 10th and current President of Malta.[1] He was Malta's Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1996 to 1998[2][3] and from 2013 to 2017.


George Vella

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10th President of Malta
Assumed office
4 April 2019
Prime MinisterJoseph Muscat
Robert Abela
Preceded byMarie-Louise Coleiro Preca
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
13 March 2013 – 9 June 2017
Prime MinisterJoseph Muscat
Preceded byFrancis Zammit Dimech
Succeeded byCarmelo Abela
In office
28 October 1996 – 6 September 1998
Prime MinisterAlfred Sant
Preceded byGuido de Marco
Succeeded byGuido de Marco
Deputy Prime Minister of Malta
In office
28 October 1996 – 6 September 1998
Prime MinisterAlfred Sant
Preceded byGuido de Marco
Succeeded byGuido de Marco
Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
In office
26 March 1992 – 23 May 2003
LeaderAlfred Sant
Preceded byJoseph Brincat
Succeeded byCharles Mangion
Personal details
Born (1942-04-24) 24 April 1942 (age 77)
Żejtun, Crown Colony of Malta
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Miriam Grima
Children3
Alma materUniversity of Malta

ReferencesEdit

  1. Scicluna, Luke (2 April 2019). "George Vella approved as Malta's next President". Times of Malta. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-06. Retrieved 2015-03-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Minister of Foreign Affairs - Maltese Consulate".