Marlene Farrugia to officially launch Partit Demokratiku on Friday
Partit Demokratiku will be officially launched on Friday, its founder Marlene Farrugia announced by way of her Monday opinion piece published in The Malta Independent.
Dr Farrugia resigned from the Labour Party last year and, remaining on in Parliament as an independent MP and working to form a new political organisation.
So far, a group of people led by Dr Farrugia has worked on the setting up of the party which will officially be formed on Friday with the holding of its first general meeting.
In her blog on The Malta Independent, Dr Farrugia says that in the course of the next few weeks, the party will also be holding public discussions.
Partit Demokratiku is in talks with the Nationalist Party on the formation of a pre-election coalition.
Dr Farrugia had first announced the launch of the party in June.