TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Finance Ministry hides Gozo ferry losses

David Darmanin

After the Ministry of Finance refused to pass on to Business Today the latest audited accounts of state-owned companies and declined to comment on questions passed on to it with regard to Gozo Channel, it now transpires that the company operating the ferry service between Malta and Gozo has not declared ownership of any of the vessels it uses for the service. >>

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