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MDA insists its Budget proposals as agreed before general election

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

The Malta Developers Association presented a substantial document with concrete proposals for Budget 2018, some of which can be implemented immediately.

MDA President Sandro Chetcuti, who headed a delegation of Council members, augured that the Prime Minister and his Government would continue to achieve further progress and success in its endeavours to take the country to the next level. He praised Government’s initiatives that have truly brought the best of times in terms of employment and a booming economy.

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Both PN leadership contenders request meeting with MDA

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

The two Nationalist Party leadership contenders, Dr Adrian Delia and Dr Chris Said, held separate meetings with the Malta Developers Association Council. The meetings, held at the request of the two candidates, turned out to be two long, fruitful discussions.

Both Dr Delia and Dr Said acknowledged the good work of the MDA and its highly valid contribution to the country.

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Road contractors within MDA satisfied with increased work

Malta Developers Association President Sandro Chetcuti led a seven-man delegation of road contractors who are affiliated within the MDA in a highly positive meeting with Transport Minister Joe Mizzi and Transport Malta Chairman James Piscopo last Saturday.

The contractors expressed their satisfaction that in the past three years infrastructural work on local roads had increased due to the number of projects that are under way.

Mr Mizzi said the door was always open to dialogue so that challenges and certain difficulties could be discussed. He appealed to the contractors to comply with their contract conditions.

MDA road contractors

Often he said the public complained that works start when others have not been completed, leading to delays to complete the works and inconvenience to the public.

“We want to start giving a clear sign that the Government is paying attention to these things and we need to continue to give priority to health and safety,” Mr Mizzi said.

On his part Mr Piscopo noted that during the past three years substantial progress had been registered, with contractors having to invest in better machinery, there is a greater focus on traffic management during works and it was easier to reach agreement with the contractors to conduct work during the night.

“We had an open dialogue in the past three years,” Mr Piscopo said, adding: “These are all positive aspects and our doors are always open.”

Mr Chetcuti said that the fact that the contractors today had come together and were part of the MDA is a sign of goodwill so that the work is done in a professional manner.

At the end of the meeting it was decided that the MDA would begin to be represented on the Traffic Management Committee, which meets regularly within the Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure.

25 April, 2016

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