Din l-Art Ħelwa

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Din l-Art Ħelwa
National Trust of Malta
Malta - Marsaskala - Triq id-Dahla ta' San Tumas + Mamo Tower 02 ies.jpg
DLĦ flag at Mamo Tower in Marsaskala
Abbreviation DLĦ
Formation 9 July 1965 (1965-07-09)
Founder Maurice Caruana Curran
Location
Executive President
Simone Mizzi
Website dinlarthelwa.org
A Din l-Art Ħelwa plaque at Għallis Tower

Din l-Art Ħelwa, National Trust of Malta, is a non-governmental, non-profit, voluntary organisation founded in 1965 to safeguard Malta's cultural heritage and natural environment. Since its foundation, Din l-Art Ħelwa has restored numerous cultural sites of historic and environmental importance. The organisation promotes the preservation and protection of historic buildings and monuments, the character of Malta's towns and villages, and places of natural beauty. They stimulate the enforcement of existing laws and the enactment of new ones for the protection of Malta's natural and built heritage.

The name of the organization is derived from the first verse of L-Innu Malti, Malta's national anthem: "Lil din l-art ħelwa..." (to this sweet land).

Properties[edit]

Din l-Art Ħelwa has the following properties under its care in Malta:

Din l-Art Ħelwa has the following property under its care in Gozo:

Din l-Art Ħelwa has the following properties under its care in Comino:

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