We need to work together to combat illegal immigration: PM

Speaking at a party activity in Sliema Prime Minister Robert Abela said that Malta needs to work as one team to combat illegal immigration.

He called on the Opposition Nationalist Party to join with him in the national stance against immigration.

Prime Minister Abela also touched on the MoneyVal report on Malta saying that a decision on Malta’s evaluation is due shortly and he is confident that the island will pass the evaluation.

(The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism – MONEYVAL is a permanent monitoring body of the Council of Europe entrusted with the task of assessing compliance with the principal international standards to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism and the effectiveness of their implementation, as well as with the task of making recommendations to national authorities in respect of necessary improvements to their systems).

Moneyval is also currently evaluating Monaco, Slovakia, Georgia, Estonia and the Isle of Man.