The Malta Independent 24 October 2020, Saturday

Updated: Nationalist MP Frederick Azzopardi passes away

Saturday, 17 October 2020, 23:40 Last update: about 5 days ago

Nationalist MP Frederick Azzopardi has passed away, aged 71.

The Gozitan MP served in politics at various levels, including as a member of the Victoria Local Council, as a Member of Parliament in several legislatures and as PN Whip.

He was elected to Parliament for the first time in the 1998 election.

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He formed part of the parliamentary delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA).

In a statement, the Nationalist Party expressed its condolences to Azzopardi’s family. Frederick Azzopardi will be remembered as a “great gentleman,” it said.

The Labour Party, in a statement, also paid tribute to Azzopardi who gave his services in particular to the island of Gozo.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Angu Farrugia, also expressed his condolences.

 

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