The Eastern Regional Council has been awarded the European Region of Sport
Earlier today, Wednesday 8th June 2023, the Eastern Regional Council received an official letter from the President and Founder of ACES Europe, Mr Gian Francesco Lupatelli, officially declaring the Eastern Region as the European Region of Sport 2023.
This international event is expected to attract sports tourism to Malta, particularly in the Eastern Region, where in addition to keeping several athletes active with the various activities, it is expected to promote physical activity in general. The Eastern Region is made up of the localities of Birkirkara, Għargħur, Gżira, Iklin, Lija, Msida, Pembroke, Pietà, San Ġiljan, Sliema, Swieqi and Ta ‘Xbiex.
We take this opportunity to thank the Minister for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation, Hon. Clifton Grima, and the Minister for Tourism, Hon. Clayton Bartolo, MEP David Casa and spokesman for the opposition for their promise of support. We would also like to thank the CEO of SportMalta, Mr Mark Cutajar, and all the other respective associations who welcomed the delegation to their sports facilities during the inspection visit.