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WWW.MALTATODAY.COM.MT WEDNESDAY EDITION €1.00 Newspaper post EDITORIAL • PAGE 9 WEDNESDAY • 4 JULY 2018 • ISSUE 594 • PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY YANNICK PACE CROWD NET Limited, the company co-owned by Labour Party official, William Lew- is, has been paid €111,564 by Transport Malta for work on five infrastructural projects. Responding to questions by Nationalist MP, Jason Azzopar- di, during yesterday's session of parliament's environment com- mittee, Infrastructure Malta CEO, Frederick Azzopardi, ac- knowledged that the company had been engaged to do consul- tancy work on the project. The committee was discuss- ing the controversial €55 mil- lion project that is intended to halve traffic in the Attard area. The Infrastructure ministry said Transport Malta had been using Lewis' expertise to sup- port its in-house resources on different projects for "several years". "Based on their experience, the company was requested to assist the Authority's Roads and Infrastructure Directorate in the design and planning of the Central Link Project, and to li- aise with the Italian company MLab in the compilation of the project's cost benefit analysis," said a ministry spokesperson. Labour official's company received €111,564 for work on five projects PAGE 2 TIA RELJIC THE environment minis- try is soon to present new legislation providing for the requisition of land for the sake of afforestation in the coming weeks, Malta- Today has learned. Minister Jose Herrera said that law – to be pre- sented to Cabinet in the coming weeks and which will target degraded land subject to enforcement orders – was in its final stag- es of preparation before be- ing taken to Parliament. "I will be presenting a land recovery law in cabi- net, after having worked on it with the Lands De- partment," Herrera told MaltaToday. He explained that al- most 900 tumoli of land in Malta was degraded due to rubbish and waste result- ing from de- velopment. New law to let government expropriate degraded land PAGE 3 ENGLAND THROUGH TO QUARTER- FINALS 2018 WORLD CUP PAGE 20

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