Official opening of Europe Direct Information Centre in Gozo
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A Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) has been officially opened in Gozo by Mr. Martin Bugelli, Head of the EU Commission Representation in Malta.
This centre is one of three centres to be found in Malta and Gozo and is situated within the Gozo Business Chamber’s premises at 27 Republic Street, Victoria, for the period 2013 – 2017. Europe Direct (Balzan) and Europe Direct (Valletta) are located within Malta. There are 487 such centres spread across the European Union.
During the short ceremony, the guests present were addressed by Mr. Martin Bugelli who gave information about the aims and purpose of the centre, which is there to help European citizens get direct information about the EU and its functions. Mr. Michael Grech, President of the Gozo Business Chamber, explained the GBC’s commitment to offer this service in order that the Gozitans will have the same opportunities available to them in their locality.
The centre will be operating Monday to Friday; 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs and plans are already on hand for special events to be held to reach various sectors of Gozitans.