Dutch, Slovak PMs in Malta today
The prime ministers of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, and Slovakia, Robert Fico, will be in Malta today for meetings with PM Joseph Muscat.
Netherlands, Slovakia and Malta formed part of a trio of EU presidency which started with the Dutch in January and continued with Slovakia in July. Malta will take over the EU presidency in January 2017.
According to the Lisbon Treaty, the trio draws up aims and agendas to be addressed in the 18month period.
The two prime ministers are due at Castille around 10am.
After the meetings, PM Muscat will accompany Mr Rutte on a visit to the Dutch company Aviation Cosmetics in Safi.