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PN nominates Graziella Attard Previ, Alessia Psaila Zammit for democracy committee

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 17:26 Last update: about 7 months ago

The Nationalist Party has nominated Graziella Attard Previ and Alessia Psaila Zammit to sit on the Technical Committee for the Strengthening of Democracy.

In a statement issued by the party, PN Leader Adrian Delia said that the Opposition is committed to participating in the strengthening of democracy and equality in Malta.  He added that the Opposition participated in the public consultation process about the proposals for more equal representation in Parliament and will keep contributing to the technical committee through its two representatives and in any other initiative.

Delia said that the two women appointed by the Opposition have the professional experience in public and political life to give good contributions in the name of the Opposition for the necessary reforms.

Attard Previ is a social worker, having graduated from the University of Malta and served as for 17 years in a residential home for children.  She is currently reading for a Masters in Social Policy. She has held the role of President of the Equal Opportunities Forum within the PN since 2014, and has organised a number of seminars about topics ranging from disability, LGBTIQ issues, animal rights, and issues related to better gender representation. She is the vice-mayor of Sliema having been elected to the role last May, and having already represented the PN in the Gzira local council between 2015 and 2019. She has two daughters; Tessa, who is a lawyer, and Hannah, who is studying ACCA.

Psaila Zammit meanwhile is a lawyer, but has also graduated with a Bachelors in Economy, Banking, and Finance, a Bachelors in Theatrical Studies, a Masters in Corporate Management, and a Masters in Bioethics.  She has been active in the political scene for the last 15 years within the PN, having served as vice-mayor, mayor, and now head of minority councillors in Siggiewi, along with having been the President of the National Youth Council.  She is married to Frank Psaila, who was an MEP candidate for the PN in last May’s elections, with whom she has a three-year-old daughter named Emilia.

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