This morning the Principal Permanent Secretary, Mr. Tony Sultana visited SportMalta Head Office at the Cottonera Sports Complex. Mr. Sultana was welcomed by SportMalta CEO Mr. Mark Cutajar along with SportMalta employees from various Sports Complexes under SportMalta’s remit.
Mr Sultana had an informal conversation with employees with different roles in the entity. He was particularly impressed by the work and dedication shown by all staff. Mr. Sultana visited SportMalta’s main project, the new indoor Olympic size pool which will be an extension of the existing complex. The projects is an investment of 13 million Euro from Government funds. During Mr. Sultana along with CEO Mr. Cutajar went around each department discussing the their operations and the challenges that these departments face in their operations.
Mr. Cutajar accompanied by SportMalta top Management had a private meeting with Mr. Sultana and a presentation on the entity’s strategy and projects were presented . This included the ongoing projects and other projects planned in the short term. The involvement of SportMalta in various events was discussed including the yearly appointment with the President’s Solidarity Fun Run, The Special Olympics International Games in 2022 and the Games of Small States of Europe happening in Malta next year.
Mr Sultana thanked the Entity for the work done and was impressed by the volume of work that SportMalta is managing to do throughout the years. He also encouraged more athletes and former athletes to be part of its staff in order to ensure better understanding of the needs of registered clubs and Associations. SportMalta CEO thanked Mr Sultana for this visit and wished him luck in his new important appointment. On behalf of all employees, he ensured that SportMalta will keep on working as a catalyst for sport and physical activity on the island.