Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

Europe Malta Presidents
Her Excellency
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

9th President of Malta
Assumed office
4 April 2014
Prime MinisterJoseph Muscat
Preceded byGeorge Abela
Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity
In office
11 March 2013 – 29 March 2014
Prime MinisterJoseph Muscat
Preceded byChris Said (Justice, Public Dialogue, and Family)
Succeeded byMichael Farrugia
Personal details
Born7 December 1958 (age 56)
Qormi, Malta
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Edgar Preca
ResidenceSan Anton Palace
Alma materUniversity of Malta
ReligionRoman Catholicism
WebsiteGovernment website

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca president of malta was born at Qormi on 7 Dicember, 1958. Little girl of Anthony Colerio and Judith neé Sammut and is the biggest of six youngsters, five young ladies and one kid.

Conceived and lived in Qormi. Favored Edgar and mother wedded to a youthful 20 year old duaghter.

Moved on from the University of Malta BA {legal} Humanistic studies and Diploma Notary Public.

Since from her more youthful age worked in volunteering, ie unionized understudies and youth, in help of impaired individuals and the elderly, and also socio-social unionized.

She was an establishing individual from Mercer Foundation and the Children Foundation Qormi.

At 13 years old she begain to do humanitarian effort in the Catolic Action.

At 16 years old years started her humanitarian effort in help of the Malta Labor Party and later even inside of the General Workers’ Union. Mine while Marie Louise Coleiro Preca was PRO of the Student Union at the Polytechnic, she additionally was an individual from the National Bureau of Socialist Youth Association and an individual from the National Council of Young Workers Association GWU.

At a youthful age she was at that point a chose individual from the National Executive of the Labor Party.

21 years was chosen General Secretary of the Malta Labor Party. Not just was the most youthful General Secretary of the Labor Party has ever had, additionally the first and final lady ever, a political gathering in our nation, involved this post for 9 sequential years.

Was likewise chosen Chair of Labor which kept going Woman holding this office for 6 back to back years.

It was in 1998 that tested surprisingly the General Election. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca Was chosen as the Sixth District decision in 1998, 2003 and 2008.

Amid these officials she was endowed by pioneers of the gathering, Dr.Alfred Sant and Dr.Joseph Muscat as Key Speakers for the Opposition in the Maltese Parliament, to the territories of Social Policy, Tourism, Air Malta and the Health.

Amid these officials in Parliament it is likewise served as a part on the Standing Committees of the House Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Committee on Foreign Affairs and the EU, Committee on Family and a few times Committee on Bills.

While the Labor Party spoke to in different worldwide fora, from 2008, was designated on the Maltese Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe.

On 4 March 2014 Prime Minister, Dr. Joseph Muscat declared, that the Minister for Social Solidarity, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, is to be Malta’s ninth President of Malta. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca will be the most youthful President to hold office at 55 years old years, when she assumes control in April, as President George Abela’s term lapses.

On 4 April, 2014 Marie Louise Coleiro Preca turns into Malta’s ninth President. In a long function, that will take Ms Coleiro Preca from Luqa, to Siġġiewi, Qormi, Valletta and, at last to San Anton Palace and on Xarabank program, and on Saturday 5 April, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca went to visit the sister island of Gozo.


Arrangement Experience

40 years of political experience. Involved these positions in the structure of the Malta Labor Party

  • Chosen individual from the National Executive of the Labor Party;
  • Individual from the National Bureau of Socialist Youth Association;
  • Individual from the Association of Young Workers GWU;
  • General Secretary of the Labor Party (1982 – 1991);
  • President of the Labor Woman (1996 – 2001);
  • Individual from Parliament (1998 – 2014);
  • Work Spokesperson for Social Policy (1998 – 2008);
  • Work Spokesperson for Tourism (2008 – 2011);
  • Representative for Health (2010 – 2013);
  • Individual from Parliamentary Delegation on the Council of Europe (2008 – 2014);
  • Priest for Family and Social Solidarity (2013 – 2014).
  • Political experience abroad
  • Gone to, took part and tended to different universal fora, including the International Congresses of the Socialist
  • Worldwide Women, Assembly of the Council of Europe, Mediterranean Congresses and Seminars, Conferences Commonwealth and the
  • United Nations International Conference on the Women and Children.
  • Experience outside the political
  • Open Service has the rank of Principal and worked in the Department of Statistics, at the Electoral Office, the Mediterranean


Meeting Center, in the Department of Information, at the Parliamentary Secretariat for Women’s Rights, at the Department of Consumer, in the Parliamentary Secretariat for Self Employed, and at the National Archives.

  • Chief on the Board of the Company Libyan Arab Maltese Holding Company, the Company Medelec, and Maltacom plc.


Volunteering Experience

  • Author individual from Mercer Foundation;
  • Privileged President of Qormi FC;
  • Privileged Vice President of the St Leonard Band Club Kirkop;
  • Establishing Member and CEO of Children Foundation Qormi;
  • Author individual from the Valleys Action Group Qormi.
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