British High Commissioner hosts Queen’s Birthday Party
The British High Commissioner Rob Luke and his wife Louise recently hosted at their residence in San Pawl tat-Targa the annual reception to mark the occasion of Her Majesty The Queen’s official birthday.
President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca attended and gave a speech in which she praised the strong ties between Malta and the UK. During his speech, Mr Luke welcomed the vibrancy of the bilateral relationship and offered the UK’s best wishes to the Maltese government and people in this year of important anniversaries.
The High Commissioner also congratulated Prime Minister Muscat on Malta’s offer to host the next Commonwealth Summit in November 2015 and looked forward to working with Malta on this major event.
Budding mezzo soprano Marvic Monreal sang the two countries’ national anthems and Charles Giacomotto played the bagpipes to arriving guests. Typical British food and drink were served at the event including fish and chips, miniature roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, and Pimms.