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The President of Malta Visits MITA

Publication Date: Aug 04, 2019
 

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Written by MITA

MITA has welcomed His Excellency the President of Malta, Dr. George Vella at the MITA Data Centre, Sta. Venera. The President was briefed by the Executive Chairman Tony Sultana about MITA’s role in supporting Government’s ICT programme. H.E was also given a presentation by MITA Cares about the Agency’s commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility.

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Apart from supporting MITA employees, who are at times undergoing difficulties, MITA Cares are engaged with NGOs and entities such as Puttinu, Aġenzija Appoġġ, L-Istrina and the MCCFF. This support comes through ICT hardware donations, financial contributions, logistical support and employees voluntary work. MITA also supports the National Blood Transfusion Service campaign through blood donations including blood drives.

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The President visited the Data Centre facilities including, the Service Call Centre, the Security Operations Centre and the Network Operations Centre, were H.E met the employees and was briefed about the role of each function.

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On the occasion, the President met the Chairperson of the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility, Elizabeth Olivieri, and other representatives, and was given a demo of typical use of assistive technology.

Towards the end of the visit H.E Dr. George Vella addressed MITA employees commending their valuable role in supporting the public sector operations, using ICT as a backbone of Government’s operations. This comes through the dedicated support provided by MITA employees who guarantee ICT operational services and security.

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H.E also thanked MITA employees for their valuable contributions and highlighted that MITA can serve as a model for other public and private sector organisations.