Discussions held on potential for foreign investment in Gozo businesses
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The Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna and Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana brought together representatives of the Gozitan business community, with Ms. Sophie Chen, who is the coordinator of a delegation of Chinese investors, to discuss the potential for investment in Gozo.
“Through this visit, representatives of the Gozitan business community have been able to explain in their own words the island’s priorities,” said Minister Scicluna. He explained that the Office of the President had helped this visit take place.
Minister Caruana said that the Ministry for Gozo is working to attract more foreign direct investment to the island and this is happening in several ways. “The talks that the Ministry is having with various entities are now bearing fruit and the delegation from China is testimony to this.”
Dr Caruana stressed that through such meetings entities and people from the business sector in Gozo continue to deliver a strong message that “Gozo is open for business and ready to welcome more foreign investment.”
MGOZ/ George Scerri