Malta Enterprise Board holds round two
Economic Services Minister Josef Bonnici, chaired the second meeting
of the Advisory Council to the Malta Enterprise Board last Saturday,
the first such meeting since 28 July.
The Malta Enterprise Board is an ad-hoc committee established, within
the Economic Services Ministry, to effectively co-ordinate the ministrys
activity in the fields of enterprise policy and business development.
It includes, amongst others, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry
for Economic Services and the Chairpersons of MDC, METCO, IPSE and MIMCOL.
The Advisory Council is made up primarily of persons of Maltese origin
who have made a name for themselves in various areas of business activity
outside of Malta, while the Councils aim is to put the expertise
and experience of its members at the disposal of the Economic Services
Ministry to advise and assist the Malta Enterprise Board in the realisation
of its objectives.
At last weekends meeting, the Council held a discussion on the
draft Industrial Policy document, which is now close to being finalised.
The Board also focussed on the definition of a strategic planning framework
to guide the workings of the Ministry for Economic Services in general
and of the Malta Enterprise board in particular.
The Board additionally analysed reports that focus on the potential
represented by three specific business sectors, oil and gas exploration
and related services, the maritime sector and the knowledge-driven economy.