AVEC General Assembly - Mertola, Portugal

The Mayor, Mr John Boxall, together with the Executive Secretary, Ms Christine Bonello, attended the AVEC General Assembly held in Mertola, Portugal between the 14th and 18th of May 2008.

The Birgu Local Council is a member in the AVEC Association, "The Association of European Cultural Cities" and was again invited to attend its general assembly where the Qualicities label was again discussed and also the new project ECOPAS, in which the Birgu Local Council was invited to participate in, but this time as a partner and not as an observer.

During the AVEC general assembly, the delegates present had to vote for the elective members of this Association and Mr John Boxall was once again elected as Vice President.