The Malta Independent 21 January 2020, Tuesday

Updated (3) - Cardona will not have any ministry, Silvio Schembri likely to take economy - sources

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 17:41 Last update: about 6 days ago

Chris Cardona will not be retaining his economy ministry, sources confirmed with The Malta Independent, and he will not be taking up any other ministry, instead just staying on as an MP..

In his stead, this newsroom is informed, Silvio Schembri is likely to take control of the economy ministry.

It is also unlikely that Owen Bonnici will retain the justice ministry.

Newly elected Prime Minister Robert Abela is currently holding meetings with MPs ahead of him announcing his new Cabinet.

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Clayton Bartolo, who has been a strong supporter of Abela and backed him throughout his campaign is also expected to be given a ministry.


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