New Factories and Tourist Industry

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Malta – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th April 1959.

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Photo of Mr Alan Lennox-Boyd Mr Alan Lennox-Boyd , Mid Bedfordshire 12:00 am, 9th April 1959

The Malta Government have nearly completed an industrial estate providing serviced sites and factories for offer to industrialists on attractive terms, which will shortly be published. Two pilot factories will be ready for occupation later in the year. Inducements in the form of tax holidays and customs concessions are incorporated in the Aids to Industries Legislation shortly to be enacted by the Governor.

Malta's attractions for tourists are being intensively advertised with tourist agents in Europe and North America. Results are already apparent in plans for inclusive tours to Malta this summer from various European countries.