Maltese Government 2013–2017

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Maltese Government 2013–2017
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21st Cabinet of Malta
Date formed11 March 2013
Date dissolved1 May 2017
People and organisations
Head of stateGeorge Abela (2013-2014)
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca (2014-2019)
Head of governmentJoseph Muscat
Total no. of members16
Member partyLabour Party
Opposition partyNationalist Party
Opposition leaderLawrence Gonzi (2013)
Simon Busuttil (2013-2017)
Election(s)2013 general election
PredecessorMaltese Government 2008–2013
SuccessorMaltese Government 2017-2022

The Maltese Government 2013–2017 was the current Government of Malta from 11 March 2013 till 1 May 2017. The Maltese government is elected through a General Election for a five-year term (projected dissolution was 10 March 2018). The Head of Government is Joseph Muscat.[1][2] On 1st May 2017, whilst speaking during a Labour Party mass meeting, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced a snap general election for June 3 2017, a year before the end of his term.[3]


Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat11 March 201313 January 2020Labour
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of European Affairs Louis Grech11 March 2013IncumbentLabour
Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business Christian Cardona13 March 20135 June 2017Labour
Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy Emmanuel Mallia10 March 20139 December 2014Labour
Minister for Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo11 March 2013IncumbentLabour
Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister [4][5][6] Konrad Mizzi28 April 2016IncumbentLabour
Minister for Energy and Health Konrad Mizzi29 March 201428 April 2016Labour
Minister for Energy and Water Conservation Konrad Mizzi11 March 201329 March 2014Labour
Minister for Environment, Sustainable Development, and Climate Change Leo Brincat11 March 201328 April 2016Labour
 Josè Herrera [mt]28 April 2016IncumbentLabour
Minister for Family and Social Solidarity Marie Louise Coleiro Preca11 March 201329 March 2014Labour
 Michael Farrugia29 March 2014IncumbentLabour
Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna11 March 2013IncumbentLabour
Minister for Foreign Affairs George William Vella11 March 2013IncumbentLabour
Minister for Gozo Anton Refalo11 March 20139 June 2017Labour
Minister for Health Godfrey Farrugia11 March 201329 March 2014Labour
 Chris Fearne28 April 2016IncumbentLabour
Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Manuel Mallia11 March 20139 December 2014Labour
 Carmelo Abela9 December 2014IncumbentLabour
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici29 March 201413 January 2020Labour
Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties Helena Dalli11 March 20135 June 2017Labour
Minister for Tourism Karmenu Vella11 March 201329 March 2014Labour
 Edward Zammit Lewis29 March 2014IncumbentLabour
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Joe Mizzi11 March 2013IncumbentLabour

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The new Cabinet. Times of Malta, 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  2. ^ Ltd, Allied Newspapers. "Cabinet changes bloats costs by €1m a year; team is largest in Malta's history". Times of Malta. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  3. ^ "Malta PM calls snap election". euronews. 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  4. ^ "Prime Minister Portfolio". Retrieved 2 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Hon. Konrad Mizzi MP - Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister". Archived from the original on 26 March 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Speakers - Konrad Mizzi". Set Plan 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)