‘The idea of the European project is to promote a Europe that is for all ages’

Mr Francis Zammit Dimech, of the Maltese Nationalist Partiy (Partit Nazzjonalista, EPP), supported the AGE manifesto 2019:

‘I believe that the idea of Europe and our European project is to promote at all times a Europe that is for all ages. I support the AGE manifesto 2019, because we need to include the elderly in the social, cultural and democratic life of our society, while providing ample opportunities that promote active and healthy ageing, universal access to goods and services, and ensuring an adequate pension scheme for all.’

Francis Zammit Dimech

Mr Zammit Dimech is member of the European Parliament for the 2014-2019 term (from 2017 on) and member of the Committees on Legal Affairs, Culture and Education and Human Rights. He was co-rapporteur on a resolution on the European Agenda for Culture, globalisation and media pluralism. He also contributed to the debates on revision of the directive governing employment contracts (‘directive on predictable and transparent working conditions’) or on access of women to breast cancer screening.

He has also been a member of the Maltese House of Representatives for 30 years until 2017 and has been minister several times, including for transport, environment, and tourism, and lastly as Minister for Foreign Affairs in 2012-2013. He has a background in law and journalistic activities.

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