In the presence of the Parliamentary Secretary for Sport, Recreation and Voluntary Organizations Clifton Grima, the Government, through SportMalta, has signed a contract transferring the land on which store number 3 in Triq it-Tarzna, Senglea, to Senglea Regatta Club.
Parliamentary Secretary Clifton Grima explained that through this transfer Senglea Regatta Club will have a store where they can lift their boats. He went on to say that the Government’s commitment is to continue to deliver on its electoral sports promises. The Parliamentary Secretary said that the Government wants to foster and strengthen sports culture from an early age.
“The Government is aware that in order to do this we need to invest in sports facilities and in the associations themselves,
and that’s what we’re doing today. We believe we must provide the facilities and assistance so that sports clubs can continue to grow and improve their services. After all, they are our children enjoying all this. This Government is committed to investing so that together we can make the next leap towards quality. We want every sport to be given the opportunity to flourish, ”said the Parliamentary Secretary.
Dr Luciano Busuttil, Chairman of SportMalta, recalled that this land allocation process boosts sports associations to continue to grow and attract more young people and children to sport. “When a club is given land, it is being given autonomy to grow without other direct help by attracting investment. “
Senglea Regatta Club President Charmaine Gerada described the event as a dream which has become a reality and through which they are looking forward to continue training as a club in the best way more and more now that this land has been transferred to them.
SportMalta is committed to carrying out various projects for the benefit of several different sports while incentivizing associations to stand up and strengthen and give athletes all the space to develop their talents towards sporting excellence.
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