The Sette Giugno monument will not be reinstated at Palace Square upon the completion of the rehabilitation of the square, a spokesman for the Ministry of Resources has confirmed.

The spokesman said that as previously announced, since the monument was linked to the history of Parliament, it would be incorporated in Renzo Piano's plans for the building of a Parliament House.

The new Parliament House will be built on Freedom Square.

The monument is currently in storage in a government warehouse. It recalls the Maltese bread riots of 1919. As a consequence the British colonial government granted a new constitution and self-government to Malta in 1921, when the first meeting of the Legislative Assembly was held.

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