Opposition leader Adrian Delia has accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of lying and refusing to sack his chief of staff and tourism minister for owning offshore companies now connected to a Dubai company that is reportedly owned by Electrogas shareholder Yorgen Fenech.
“Muscat is using a different measure for Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi,” Delia said when asked whether Muscat should be made to resign.
“Muscat said he would resign if the Panamanian company Egrant was found to be his. We know now that his chief of staff and minister have a similar offshore company in Panama… so when Muscat uses a different yardstick for his men. It is clear that nobody has shouldered political responsibility: the ball is now in his court.”
Joseph Muscat is under pressure after claiming that a police investigation that has been ongoing for the past months on the Dubai company 17 Black was not an investigation into his chief of