Official name
REPUBLIC OF MALTA
Form of government
Parliamentary republic
Capital
Valletta
Head of State
George Vella
Prime Minister
Robert Abela
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Evarist Bartolo
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
6 January 1969

Political relations

Serbia and Malta have a long tradition of good relations, without open issues. After an earlier exchange of visits, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia to Malta in 2009 and a return visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta to Serbia in 2010, the political dialogue was enhanced by the visit of the Prime Minister of Malta J. Muscat to Serbia and his meeting with the then Prime Minister A. Vučić on 9 January 2016.

 

Economic relations

There is room for improving economic relations. According to the official data of the Republic Bureau of Statistics, exports to Malta in the period January – November 2020 amount to 3.4 million euros, and imports to 10.2 million euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

Memorandum of Understanding on joint cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies of the University of Malta, signed on: 25 September 2019,

Protocol between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of Malta on the implementation of the Agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the European Community on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation, signed on: 2 July 2010,

Agreement between the Republic of Serbia and Malta on the avoidance of double taxation in relation to income taxes, signed on: 9 September 2009.

 

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Rome (Italy):http://roma.mfa.gov.rs.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Malta:https://foreignandeu.gov.mt/en/

Department for Neighbouring Countries and Southeast Europe (DNCSE); tel. 00 381 (0) 113068280; e-mail: osz@mfa.rs.