Robert Abela

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Robert Abela said : “Tonight we remember where we started 100 years ago. One of the most important moments in our country’s political history,” External link

timesofmalta Friday, December 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We do not respect institutions when they rule in our favour. We respect them always and this is the difference between us and the Opposition. I might have my reservations about today’s ruling but I respect it,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 29, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are government which wants to create opportunities, not supress them. With a tarnished police conduct your progress in life is halted, especially when you are faced with drug charges,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela replied : “As you can see, during today’s event I have been wearing a mask as well as keeping social distance as in accordance to the current regulations,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is how a democratic country should be built,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The main aim is to avoid judgement and to give a second chance to these individuals," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The first time I got to know about that agreement was after it was signed" External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I wasn't involved in any of that," External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We want the police force to focus on harmful criminals, not on citizens causing no harm to anyone,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We could not wait or postpone the reform to after the election. Each passing day that we ignore such realities is another day lost to addressing the problem,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, November 22, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela asserted : “We want the police force to focus on harmful criminals, not on citizens causing no harm to anyone,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 22, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “as a government we are driven by a politics of love to our country. That s why we put forward the budget with the highest number of environmental measures ever. More than ever this budget is building the foundations needed for the future of our country” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Gozo will be an example of carbon-neutrality,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have a stable situation inside our country’s hospitals, and so the introduction of new measures is not needed,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "This summer, Lampedusa received 2,000 migrants in one day. We need to speak about the facts, and the facts are that Malta cannot shoulder all the weight alone," External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "You had said we were not convinced of the budget. You believed your own spin and talked about an impending general election... we are here voting for the budget and we will implement it," External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela warned : “What we do today will determine the immediate and distant future,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, November 15, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I will see to it that this happens at the opportune moment,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Right now more than 200 Maltese workers are taking part in the making of the film,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We will continue working for Malta to remain attractive for this sector and create more opportunities for work,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “When we had high energy prices, we were utilising a highly polluting energy source, namely heavy fuel oil. Now, the largest polluting source is transport,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is something the inquiring magistrate should look into” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 9, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "All I can says it that former prime ministers must continue to uphold their responsibilities and ethical obligations" External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 9, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "our commitment to convene here in Glasgow must be translated into active, and I would dare say passionate, commitments to undertake meaningful and impactful actions" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It seems that every time Malta’s economy moves forward, the Opposition is determined to see how it will break this positive cycle. The Opposition is also a party that creates uncertainty,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is a situation that is worrying every responsible leader. While the world is recovering from a pandemic, we have now been faced with a great challenge as energy prices have skyrocketed. However, this did not happen in our country,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Consequently, Malta is benefiting the lowest electricity rates among the countries of the EU,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is something that Malta will not do,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Although I understand that there are certain limitations, particular options, and a choice against taking the vaccine, our appeal is clear as the results following the inoculation of the vaccine are positive. This process also applies for the booster vaccine. Anyone who receives an appointment should go and take it in order to protect himself and those around him,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “For a pandemic, we have the vaccine. However, when it comes to climate change issues, there are a number of measures that need to be taken and that might change our way of living. Malta is ready to do its part, but other countries must do their part as well because inaction is imposed on other countries,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We need to understand that this is not only an environmental challenge but a national challenge as well. Although Malta is the lowest emitter when compared to other countries, this does not mean we are doing enough. We need to incentivize more and work on increasing the percentage of renewable energy in Malta because doing so not only improves the issue, but it guarantees fixed prices for our citizens,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I have always said that the election will be held when it is in the national interest to do so. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “As world leaders, we are here because we recognise that it’s our responsibility to find and implement solutions Ones that give our children hope for a better future and the serenity of mind that we are committed to walk the talk with real global collaboration,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is why Malta is committed to offering its assistance to small island developing states. We share similar risks. We live common circumstances” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Ones that give our children hope for a better future and the serenity of mind that we are committed to walk the talk with real global collaboration” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Its implications are universal but its impacts are local and its consequences have a disproportionate impact on the most vulnerable” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I always spoke of the national interest. When it came to taking a decision, it was clear to me that the government should implement the budget,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “During the pandemic, we decided to not raise the energy prices and now we have amongst the lowest prices in Europe. The burden should fall on the government’s shoulder and not on the citizen,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The world is trying to recover following COVID-19 and then you have energy prices going up. It's a worrying situation. We made sure, throughout the pandemic, as we did in other years, to keep the energy prices steady," External link

timesofmalta Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I have always said that one criteria will determine when an election will be held - the national interest. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022," External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I believe I was very clear the election will be held next year," External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The choice of whether this budget is carried out or not is in the hands of the people,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about Konrad Mizzi ) : “Government members on the PAC should not, and will not protect Konrad Mizzi, and should carry out their work neutrally,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela replied : "Without a doubt. I always believed that. Yes," External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 25, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The election is on everyone’s mind because we have an opposition leader who wanted to create uncertainty when he saw businesses and the country doing well,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I always said that one criterion will determine when an election will be held - that of the national interest. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022," External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 25, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela commented : “We could have done nothing and would have been within our legal rights. But our conscience did not allow that” External link

ecre Friday, October 22, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Every resident in our country will receive the protection of the institutions” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are not only determined to move in that direction but we also want to be at the forefront of introducing anti-SLAPP legislation,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “They chose austerity when they were last in Cabinet. They chose to increase the weight on everyone’s shoulders and they chose to increase their salaries!” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Half of that was after spending on public health. Would it have made sense that in the middle of a global health crisis to get cheap with people’s health? That’s what you’d have done like you did in the past. We will continue to invest,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “But we’re used to their arrogance and insolence now,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have already said that Gozo is going to be the pioneer for the major changes we want to make it will be the digital heart and environmental heart of our country” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “So the natural conclusion is that you’re either not saying the truth in saying that this is the biggest recession ever, or that you were completely incompetent in leading this country and quite frankly I think that both are true,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Since what we mentioned today is wasted money for the PN today, nothing can be taken for granted. The choice of whether this Budget is carried out or not is in the hands of the people,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I don’t think this is the right time to be speaking of an election date,” “That decision will only be motivated by the national interest” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Because we were united, as Maltese and Gozitans, today we can speak with optimism on our future,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I will not make immature declarations, like statements that we are getting the country out of the grey list in 90 days. What I will say is that the county has accepted the FATF result, and the action plan will be carried out in full,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Today’s Budget reflects the government’s and the people’s priorities. Social justice in a country which creates new opportunities in a better environment,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “If we face the challenges of today and tomorrow without a vision, then the country may fall apart. That’s why we need a competent and united government which can deliver. Today we showed that we are this government,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It’s not a question on everyone’s lips what I promised some weeks ago was that we would announce the Budget and then implement it. We’ve announced it, now we need to implement it,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “There are a number of months left in this legislature, and our focus is to implement the Budget and make the necessary changes which this country needs to continue to advance,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "the Malta we want for our children. We drew up tonight's budget with this in mind. " External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 11, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We prevented the worst from happening and even reduced poverty,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : “It seems that the visit is confirmed for next year, approximately for the first quarter of next year. The Pope is very enthusiastic to visit Malta,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : "The Pope applauded Malta’s efforts in following through on its responsibilities with regards to immigration and for safeguarding the humanity of the migrants. He understood the pressure that Malta faces and appealed for more solidarity between nations," External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In the present it does not make sense for Gozo to be connected, as for it to be fiscally feasible, it would require 50,000 more people [] Through the fast ferry we have sent a strong message that Gozo should not remain at the periphery,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The government has the good will to reach the targets and we hope we will get off the grey list soon," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The discussion should go on, but we should respect the divergent perspectives. I look forward to the discussion continuing," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "solidarity must be at the heart of the European project" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This attitude will not be tolerated under any circumstances,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Every resident in our country will receive all the necessary protection from our institutions,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "Change is difficult, but we need to change, and I want you beside us when we make those changes," External link

timesofmalta Friday, October 1, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela says : "We could have done nothing and would have been within our legal rights. But our conscience did not alow that," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela : "I was informed as the rest of the country was. Through media coverage, too" External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "If you analyse the Opposition leader's letter, the last paragraph effectively means that Bernard Grech is inviting the FATF to grey-list our country. If he's doing that on purpose or he just doesn't know how the process works is not up to me to judge; but if you read the last paragraph of that letter - that's what it means" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We are changing systems and regulations which have been in place long before 2013, problems which those before us pushed under the carpet - even just based on that they should be supporting us!" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "It could be that the project is in line with all the policies but, when you see it in the context of the road, there is no visual harmony whatsoever" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I ask myself why that letter was sent, and why would a politician be willing to do such damage to the country?” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 20, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : “I believe the environment and development sectors can live together in synergy and complement each other,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The new construction authority will be very effective in further improving the standard in this sector,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We are on the forefront in infrastructure and it is important that such a sector changes and adapts to the needs of the island and the world," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 13, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Today, we launch the economic vision for this next decade. The last 10 years saw us bridge the gap between us and the EU. Now, the next decade will see us become a centre of excellence," External link

timesofmalta Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Everyone knows the toll end of life care can have on people at the most difficult period in their lives, this project will seek to strengthen Hospice’s invaluable work in the field,” “While our healthcare is robust, this project will change the face of palliative care as we know it” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told ( about Commission ) : “We know what the concerns of the Commission are,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Grech said they will buy Hondoq if they are elected. Then he was asked how much it would cost, and couldn’t answer. Is this seriousness? We are talking about millions of euros here” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It’s the same person who was part of that 2006 local plan exercise. Is there an ulterior motive behind this person advising the party to buy this piece of land? Does the PN leader have a different scope when suggesting this?” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “You can’t make promises based on a couple of sentences out of a leaked report” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In the coming days we will have the opportunity to show what we want for the next 10 years and beyond that, particularly in the environmental sector” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The next 10 years must be the ones which take us to being a centre of excellence” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The next 10 years must be the ones which take us to being a centre of excellence” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “He was just negative about everything,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The PN makes promises it can’t deliver on. I think the people know who can be trusted to deliver and who cannot,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I said this not to be egoistic but I said it in a situation when we don't know if we would need booster doses, whether we will be vaccinating children, and when we still need to vaccinate everyone," External link

timesofmalta Monday, May 31, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “the next step is to implement the report. You will be the students who certify the work we have done in the Auberge Castille” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The theme of sustainable development is one that is being given priority by this government and we want students like you to be the catalysts for change while showing your abilities in favour of the Maltese society,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “When it comes to higher risk activities, we had two options: either not allowing them and watching the respective sectors close down, or devise safe ways to attend such activities. The vaccine certificate is one such way” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “People won’t forget what [former Prime Minister Lawrence] Gonzi said, and what Tonio Fenech said and they won’t forget the huge changes we implemented after them” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have to strike a balance between the economy and the people’s health,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : “The next step is the implementation of the report. You will then be invited to certify our work,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are now analysing the submissions, so we can lay out a bill which truly reflects the sometimes contrasting views of the suggestions made,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 16, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “People don’t want a politics characterised by hate they want a government which invests in them, in their infrastructure, and in their quality of life” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 10, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Others today are having to deal with the fruits of the politics that they sowed” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 10, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Over the next few days we will announce how these vouchers will be distributed, but the target remains that from 7 June, those vouchers will start being utilised," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:59:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "This naturally means that we have started to observe a period of quarantine," External link

timesofmalta Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We have announced €20 million in business aid, both in terms of assistance as well as incentives. Applications have been re-issued to further repair the injustice of the past with a value of €10 million. We have also announced a new collective agreement for more workers of disciplined bodies, but this time for prison officers. We have also alleviated burdens on businesses hit hard by the pandemic, as the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has wavered the payment of licenses and contributions for this year," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela added : "we have strengthened our workforce and created more jobs" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Our success during this pandemic was also thanks to all businesses which sacrificed a lot and are still thinking positively about the coming months” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have to continue abiding by regulation issued by health authorities, but I am optimistic we are headed towards the right direction for a successful summer,” “I understand that people are tired, but we have to make the final effort” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 2, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have employers who understand that success for their business comes from investment and respect to their workers,” “Our role is to continue investing in these business for the benefit of the country” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 2, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In these 15 months of the pandemic we have kept the quality of life good and the numbers of those struggling or lacking material goods has lessened. Our families have remained in a good state and when we compare ourselves to other companies we realise just how good we have it,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I too feel the hurt of the people,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I never understood the logic of this divorce law,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We have to agree that this programme is a must and that it has created a lot of wealth in the country. Naturally, I understand that there needs to be surveillance, and this will continue to be strengthened," External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is a pro-market government which does not forget about its social soul” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I understand the disappointment of those who want their commercial activity to reopen after these months but my appeal is that we cannot sprint off too quickly” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are looking at secure tourism and we are looking at creating more work, more quality work, and more investment” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The IIP had due diligence measures in place, and we are going to continue strengthening it. Let’s not use populist terms like the Passport Papers what we heard in recent days is the same old story simply told from a different viewpoint” “This scheme got us 1.5 billion, so let’s not damage it when this is unnecessary” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about The UK ) : “The COVID-19 situation is under control and the situation at the hospital is very good,” External link

wsau Monday, April 26, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Because of this fund, we could support various entities during the pandemic. Let's agree that this programme is needed and is has done a lot of good. We need to keep it running, with all the checks in place," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We need to decide whether we destroy this or try to keep it running with the safeguards in place to ensure we keep generating wealth," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We will be defending Malta. Had it not been for the contributions from that programme, which we are in the process of winding down, we would probably not have been in a position to present a budget of this scale" External link

bbc Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is the principle of social justice which enlightens us to make such decision. It is of no use of identifying the problem without giving a solution,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I only found out about the case on Monday following the reports made by the media,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, April 19, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “For sure it’s not a ‘spaghetti junction’ as said by the faction supporting Bernard Grech. It is also ironic coming from someone whose idea of upgrading the country’s transport system is that of having busses which can’t pass through our village cores and catching fire,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, April 18, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “His statements reflect the true feelings of the Nationalist Party, who had no other choice but to vote in favour, because they knew they would be criticised,” “He could have raised his concerns at committee level” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, April 18, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela affirmé : "Nous allons rouvrir notre ambassade et notre consulat en Libye dans les prochains jours" External link

lorientlejour Monday, April 5, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela affirmé : "Nous allons rouvrir notre ambassade et notre consulat en Libye dans les prochains jours" External link

afp-fr Monday, April 5, 2021 5:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela déclaré : "Je suis déterminé à garder ce qui est bon et à changer ce qui est mauvais. Je promets de travailler avec ce parlement pour continuer à renforcer l'État de droit et la bonne gouvernance" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 13, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT



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chairman9.38%EN05/23/200623/05/2006
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Robert AbelaEN71.21%
Robert AbelaFR15.15%
Robert AbeleEN12.12%
Robert AbelaMT1.52%


 
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Beppe Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “What does he know about Robert Abela for the Labour Party to continue defending him?” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Beppe Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “What does he know about Robert Abela for the Labour Party to continue defending him?” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : "The ball is now in the hands of the government" "If the government does not grasp the opportunity to act against corruption, Robert Abela would be defending corrupt individuals" External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : "If Robert Abela refuses, then he too will be defending the corrupt Electrogas deal," External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Beppe Fenech Adami concluded ( about Robert Abela ) : “Robert Abela has the responsibility to not let the country on hold. Such speculation is harmful to the economy, especially during such a fragile moment. The last thing the country needs is more instability Robert Abela should decide and remove the speculation once and for all,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

David Agius said ( about Robert Abela ) : “Although the Labour Party leader has changed, PM Abela has still not done anything on this matter but continues stealing from the people. Stolen money which many do not know where this is going,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “Should he not do that, Prime Minister Robert Abela must step in, shoulder political responsibility and remove him,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, May 17, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

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Robert Abela said : “Tonight we remember where we started 100 years ago. One of the most important moments in our country’s political history,” External link

timesofmalta Friday, December 3, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We do not respect institutions when they rule in our favour. We respect them always and this is the difference between us and the Opposition. I might have my reservations about today’s ruling but I respect it,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 29, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are government which wants to create opportunities, not supress them. With a tarnished police conduct your progress in life is halted, especially when you are faced with drug charges,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela replied : “As you can see, during today’s event I have been wearing a mask as well as keeping social distance as in accordance to the current regulations,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is how a democratic country should be built,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The main aim is to avoid judgement and to give a second chance to these individuals," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, November 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The first time I got to know about that agreement was after it was signed" External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I wasn't involved in any of that," External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 23, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We want the police force to focus on harmful criminals, not on citizens causing no harm to anyone,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We could not wait or postpone the reform to after the election. Each passing day that we ignore such realities is another day lost to addressing the problem,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, November 22, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela asserted : “We want the police force to focus on harmful criminals, not on citizens causing no harm to anyone,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 22, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “as a government we are driven by a politics of love to our country. That s why we put forward the budget with the highest number of environmental measures ever. More than ever this budget is building the foundations needed for the future of our country” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Gozo will be an example of carbon-neutrality,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have a stable situation inside our country’s hospitals, and so the introduction of new measures is not needed,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "This summer, Lampedusa received 2,000 migrants in one day. We need to speak about the facts, and the facts are that Malta cannot shoulder all the weight alone," External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "You had said we were not convinced of the budget. You believed your own spin and talked about an impending general election... we are here voting for the budget and we will implement it," External link

MaltaToday Monday, November 15, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela warned : “What we do today will determine the immediate and distant future,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, November 15, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I will see to it that this happens at the opportune moment,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Right now more than 200 Maltese workers are taking part in the making of the film,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We will continue working for Malta to remain attractive for this sector and create more opportunities for work,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “When we had high energy prices, we were utilising a highly polluting energy source, namely heavy fuel oil. Now, the largest polluting source is transport,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is something the inquiring magistrate should look into” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 9, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "All I can says it that former prime ministers must continue to uphold their responsibilities and ethical obligations" External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 9, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "our commitment to convene here in Glasgow must be translated into active, and I would dare say passionate, commitments to undertake meaningful and impactful actions" External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It seems that every time Malta’s economy moves forward, the Opposition is determined to see how it will break this positive cycle. The Opposition is also a party that creates uncertainty,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is a situation that is worrying every responsible leader. While the world is recovering from a pandemic, we have now been faced with a great challenge as energy prices have skyrocketed. However, this did not happen in our country,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Consequently, Malta is benefiting the lowest electricity rates among the countries of the EU,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is something that Malta will not do,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Although I understand that there are certain limitations, particular options, and a choice against taking the vaccine, our appeal is clear as the results following the inoculation of the vaccine are positive. This process also applies for the booster vaccine. Anyone who receives an appointment should go and take it in order to protect himself and those around him,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “For a pandemic, we have the vaccine. However, when it comes to climate change issues, there are a number of measures that need to be taken and that might change our way of living. Malta is ready to do its part, but other countries must do their part as well because inaction is imposed on other countries,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We need to understand that this is not only an environmental challenge but a national challenge as well. Although Malta is the lowest emitter when compared to other countries, this does not mean we are doing enough. We need to incentivize more and work on increasing the percentage of renewable energy in Malta because doing so not only improves the issue, but it guarantees fixed prices for our citizens,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I have always said that the election will be held when it is in the national interest to do so. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “As world leaders, we are here because we recognise that it’s our responsibility to find and implement solutions Ones that give our children hope for a better future and the serenity of mind that we are committed to walk the talk with real global collaboration,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is why Malta is committed to offering its assistance to small island developing states. We share similar risks. We live common circumstances” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Ones that give our children hope for a better future and the serenity of mind that we are committed to walk the talk with real global collaboration” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Its implications are universal but its impacts are local and its consequences have a disproportionate impact on the most vulnerable” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I always spoke of the national interest. When it came to taking a decision, it was clear to me that the government should implement the budget,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “During the pandemic, we decided to not raise the energy prices and now we have amongst the lowest prices in Europe. The burden should fall on the government’s shoulder and not on the citizen,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The world is trying to recover following COVID-19 and then you have energy prices going up. It's a worrying situation. We made sure, throughout the pandemic, as we did in other years, to keep the energy prices steady," External link

timesofmalta Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I have always said that one criteria will determine when an election will be held - the national interest. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022," External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I believe I was very clear the election will be held next year," External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The choice of whether this budget is carried out or not is in the hands of the people,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about Konrad Mizzi ) : “Government members on the PAC should not, and will not protect Konrad Mizzi, and should carry out their work neutrally,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela replied : "Without a doubt. I always believed that. Yes," External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 25, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The election is on everyone’s mind because we have an opposition leader who wanted to create uncertainty when he saw businesses and the country doing well,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I always said that one criterion will determine when an election will be held - that of the national interest. I do not think that it is in the national interest for an election to be held this year, and therefore it will take place in the year it is scheduled for, 2022," External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 25, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela commented : “We could have done nothing and would have been within our legal rights. But our conscience did not allow that” External link

ecre Friday, October 22, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Every resident in our country will receive the protection of the institutions” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are not only determined to move in that direction but we also want to be at the forefront of introducing anti-SLAPP legislation,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “They chose austerity when they were last in Cabinet. They chose to increase the weight on everyone’s shoulders and they chose to increase their salaries!” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Half of that was after spending on public health. Would it have made sense that in the middle of a global health crisis to get cheap with people’s health? That’s what you’d have done like you did in the past. We will continue to invest,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “But we’re used to their arrogance and insolence now,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have already said that Gozo is going to be the pioneer for the major changes we want to make it will be the digital heart and environmental heart of our country” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “So the natural conclusion is that you’re either not saying the truth in saying that this is the biggest recession ever, or that you were completely incompetent in leading this country and quite frankly I think that both are true,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Since what we mentioned today is wasted money for the PN today, nothing can be taken for granted. The choice of whether this Budget is carried out or not is in the hands of the people,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I don’t think this is the right time to be speaking of an election date,” “That decision will only be motivated by the national interest” External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Because we were united, as Maltese and Gozitans, today we can speak with optimism on our future,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I will not make immature declarations, like statements that we are getting the country out of the grey list in 90 days. What I will say is that the county has accepted the FATF result, and the action plan will be carried out in full,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Today’s Budget reflects the government’s and the people’s priorities. Social justice in a country which creates new opportunities in a better environment,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “If we face the challenges of today and tomorrow without a vision, then the country may fall apart. That’s why we need a competent and united government which can deliver. Today we showed that we are this government,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It’s not a question on everyone’s lips what I promised some weeks ago was that we would announce the Budget and then implement it. We’ve announced it, now we need to implement it,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “There are a number of months left in this legislature, and our focus is to implement the Budget and make the necessary changes which this country needs to continue to advance,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "the Malta we want for our children. We drew up tonight's budget with this in mind. " External link

timesofmalta Monday, October 11, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We prevented the worst from happening and even reduced poverty,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : “It seems that the visit is confirmed for next year, approximately for the first quarter of next year. The Pope is very enthusiastic to visit Malta,” External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : "The Pope applauded Malta’s efforts in following through on its responsibilities with regards to immigration and for safeguarding the humanity of the migrants. He understood the pressure that Malta faces and appealed for more solidarity between nations," External link

MaltaToday Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In the present it does not make sense for Gozo to be connected, as for it to be fiscally feasible, it would require 50,000 more people [] Through the fast ferry we have sent a strong message that Gozo should not remain at the periphery,” External link

MaltaToday Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The government has the good will to reach the targets and we hope we will get off the grey list soon," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "The discussion should go on, but we should respect the divergent perspectives. I look forward to the discussion continuing," External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "solidarity must be at the heart of the European project" External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This attitude will not be tolerated under any circumstances,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Every resident in our country will receive all the necessary protection from our institutions,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Friday, October 1, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "Change is difficult, but we need to change, and I want you beside us when we make those changes," External link

timesofmalta Friday, October 1, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela says : "We could have done nothing and would have been within our legal rights. But our conscience did not alow that," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela : "I was informed as the rest of the country was. Through media coverage, too" External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "If you analyse the Opposition leader's letter, the last paragraph effectively means that Bernard Grech is inviting the FATF to grey-list our country. If he's doing that on purpose or he just doesn't know how the process works is not up to me to judge; but if you read the last paragraph of that letter - that's what it means" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We are changing systems and regulations which have been in place long before 2013, problems which those before us pushed under the carpet - even just based on that they should be supporting us!" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "It could be that the project is in line with all the policies but, when you see it in the context of the road, there is no visual harmony whatsoever" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 21, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I ask myself why that letter was sent, and why would a politician be willing to do such damage to the country?” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 20, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : “I believe the environment and development sectors can live together in synergy and complement each other,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The new construction authority will be very effective in further improving the standard in this sector,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We are on the forefront in infrastructure and it is important that such a sector changes and adapts to the needs of the island and the world," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 13, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Today, we launch the economic vision for this next decade. The last 10 years saw us bridge the gap between us and the EU. Now, the next decade will see us become a centre of excellence," External link

timesofmalta Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Everyone knows the toll end of life care can have on people at the most difficult period in their lives, this project will seek to strengthen Hospice’s invaluable work in the field,” “While our healthcare is robust, this project will change the face of palliative care as we know it” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told ( about Commission ) : “We know what the concerns of the Commission are,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Grech said they will buy Hondoq if they are elected. Then he was asked how much it would cost, and couldn’t answer. Is this seriousness? We are talking about millions of euros here” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “It’s the same person who was part of that 2006 local plan exercise. Is there an ulterior motive behind this person advising the party to buy this piece of land? Does the PN leader have a different scope when suggesting this?” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “You can’t make promises based on a couple of sentences out of a leaked report” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In the coming days we will have the opportunity to show what we want for the next 10 years and beyond that, particularly in the environmental sector” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The next 10 years must be the ones which take us to being a centre of excellence” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The next 10 years must be the ones which take us to being a centre of excellence” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, June 7, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “He was just negative about everything,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The PN makes promises it can’t deliver on. I think the people know who can be trusted to deliver and who cannot,” External link

timesofmalta Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "I said this not to be egoistic but I said it in a situation when we don't know if we would need booster doses, whether we will be vaccinating children, and when we still need to vaccinate everyone," External link

timesofmalta Monday, May 31, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “the next step is to implement the report. You will be the students who certify the work we have done in the Auberge Castille” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The theme of sustainable development is one that is being given priority by this government and we want students like you to be the catalysts for change while showing your abilities in favour of the Maltese society,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “When it comes to higher risk activities, we had two options: either not allowing them and watching the respective sectors close down, or devise safe ways to attend such activities. The vaccine certificate is one such way” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “People won’t forget what [former Prime Minister Lawrence] Gonzi said, and what Tonio Fenech said and they won’t forget the huge changes we implemented after them” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have to strike a balance between the economy and the people’s health,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : “The next step is the implementation of the report. You will then be invited to certify our work,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela told : "This is a measure which will affect everyone, businesses, families and workers," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are now analysing the submissions, so we can lay out a bill which truly reflects the sometimes contrasting views of the suggestions made,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 16, 2021 1:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “People don’t want a politics characterised by hate they want a government which invests in them, in their infrastructure, and in their quality of life” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 10, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Others today are having to deal with the fruits of the politics that they sowed” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 10, 2021 3:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Over the next few days we will announce how these vouchers will be distributed, but the target remains that from 7 June, those vouchers will start being utilised," External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:59:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "This naturally means that we have started to observe a period of quarantine," External link

timesofmalta Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We have announced €20 million in business aid, both in terms of assistance as well as incentives. Applications have been re-issued to further repair the injustice of the past with a value of €10 million. We have also announced a new collective agreement for more workers of disciplined bodies, but this time for prison officers. We have also alleviated burdens on businesses hit hard by the pandemic, as the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has wavered the payment of licenses and contributions for this year," External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela added : "we have strengthened our workforce and created more jobs" External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “Our success during this pandemic was also thanks to all businesses which sacrificed a lot and are still thinking positively about the coming months” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 3, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have to continue abiding by regulation issued by health authorities, but I am optimistic we are headed towards the right direction for a successful summer,” “I understand that people are tired, but we have to make the final effort” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 2, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We have employers who understand that success for their business comes from investment and respect to their workers,” “Our role is to continue investing in these business for the benefit of the country” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, May 2, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “In these 15 months of the pandemic we have kept the quality of life good and the numbers of those struggling or lacking material goods has lessened. Our families have remained in a good state and when we compare ourselves to other companies we realise just how good we have it,” External link

timesofmalta Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I too feel the hurt of the people,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I never understood the logic of this divorce law,” External link

timesofmalta Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We have to agree that this programme is a must and that it has created a lot of wealth in the country. Naturally, I understand that there needs to be surveillance, and this will continue to be strengthened," External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is a pro-market government which does not forget about its social soul” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I understand the disappointment of those who want their commercial activity to reopen after these months but my appeal is that we cannot sprint off too quickly” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “We are looking at secure tourism and we are looking at creating more work, more quality work, and more investment” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “The IIP had due diligence measures in place, and we are going to continue strengthening it. Let’s not use populist terms like the Passport Papers what we heard in recent days is the same old story simply told from a different viewpoint” “This scheme got us 1.5 billion, so let’s not damage it when this is unnecessary” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said ( about The UK ) : “The COVID-19 situation is under control and the situation at the hospital is very good,” External link

wsau Monday, April 26, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "Because of this fund, we could support various entities during the pandemic. Let's agree that this programme is needed and is has done a lot of good. We need to keep it running, with all the checks in place," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We need to decide whether we destroy this or try to keep it running with the safeguards in place to ensure we keep generating wealth," External link

timesofmalta Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : "We will be defending Malta. Had it not been for the contributions from that programme, which we are in the process of winding down, we would probably not have been in a position to present a budget of this scale" External link

bbc Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “This is the principle of social justice which enlightens us to make such decision. It is of no use of identifying the problem without giving a solution,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Robert Abela said : “I only found out about the case on Monday following the reports made by the media,” External link

timesofmalta Monday, April 19, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “For sure it’s not a ‘spaghetti junction’ as said by the faction supporting Bernard Grech. It is also ironic coming from someone whose idea of upgrading the country’s transport system is that of having busses which can’t pass through our village cores and catching fire,” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, April 18, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela said : “His statements reflect the true feelings of the Nationalist Party, who had no other choice but to vote in favour, because they knew they would be criticised,” “He could have raised his concerns at committee level” External link

MaltaToday Sunday, April 18, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela affirmé : "Nous allons rouvrir notre ambassade et notre consulat en Libye dans les prochains jours" External link

lorientlejour Monday, April 5, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela affirmé : "Nous allons rouvrir notre ambassade et notre consulat en Libye dans les prochains jours" External link

afp-fr Monday, April 5, 2021 5:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Abela déclaré : "Je suis déterminé à garder ce qui est bon et à changer ce qui est mauvais. Je promets de travailler avec ce parlement pour continuer à renforcer l'État de droit et la bonne gouvernance" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 13, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mp9.38%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
lawyer75.00%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
directeur6.25%FR09/22/201622/09/2016
chairman9.38%EN05/23/200623/05/2006
Names Lang Count
Robert AbelaEN71.21%
Robert AbelaFR15.15%
Robert AbeleEN12.12%
Robert AbelaMT1.52%


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Beppe Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “What does he know about Robert Abela for the Labour Party to continue defending him?” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Beppe Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “What does he know about Robert Abela for the Labour Party to continue defending him?” External link

MaltaToday Monday, October 25, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : "The ball is now in the hands of the government" "If the government does not grasp the opportunity to act against corruption, Robert Abela would be defending corrupt individuals" External link

MaltaIndipendent Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : "If Robert Abela refuses, then he too will be defending the corrupt Electrogas deal," External link

timesofmalta Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Beppe Fenech Adami concluded ( about Robert Abela ) : “Robert Abela has the responsibility to not let the country on hold. Such speculation is harmful to the economy, especially during such a fragile moment. The last thing the country needs is more instability Robert Abela should decide and remove the speculation once and for all,” External link

MaltaToday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

David Agius said ( about Robert Abela ) : “Although the Labour Party leader has changed, PM Abela has still not done anything on this matter but continues stealing from the people. Stolen money which many do not know where this is going,” External link

MaltaIndipendent Monday, May 31, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Fenech Adami said ( about Robert Abela ) : “Should he not do that, Prime Minister Robert Abela must step in, shoulder political responsibility and remove him,” External link

MaltaToday Monday, May 17, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT