Gonzi to form part of Malta's delegation for installation of Pope Francis
Opposition leader Lawrence Gonzi will be part of Malta's official delegation for the installation of Pope Francis.
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has tweeted "Malta delegation for Pope Francis inauguration to symbolise national unity. Asked Lawrence Gonzi to join President and myself. Glad he accepted."
The delegation will be led by President George Abela.
The Maltese delegation for Pope John Paul 11's funeral in 2005 was made up of Eddie Fenech Adami, Lawrence Gonzi, Joseph Mercieca and Alfred Sant, then President, Prime Minister, Archbishop and Opposition leader, respectively.