Robert Abela

Maltese politician

Robert Abela (born 22 June 1977) is a Maltese lawyer and politician. He was appointed the 14th Prime Minister of Malta on January 13, 2020.[1]

Robert Abela

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14th Prime Minister of Malta
Assumed office
January 13, 2020
PresidentGeorge Vella
Preceded byJoseph Muscat
Leader of the Labour Party
Assumed office
January 12, 2020
Preceded byJoseph Muscat
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
June 4, 2017
Personal details
Born (1977-06-22) June 22, 1977 (age 45)
Sliema, Malta
Political partyPartit Laburista
Spouse(s)Lydia Zerafa
ParentsGeorge Abela and Margaret Abela
Alma materUniversity of Malta

Abela is the son of former President of Malta George Abela.


  1. Micallef, Keith (12 January 2020). "Robert Abela: from backbencher to Prime Minister". Times of Malta. Archived from the original on 12 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.