These are some of the questions that the Minister of Energy should answer

Miriam Dalli. Super ONE journalist and Minister of Energy.

Miriam Dalli is a close Joseph Muscat confidant who has ambitions to lead the Labour Party and has a team of supporters like Kurt Farrugia (Malta Enterprise, CEO) who would be very willing to support her in her bid. She entered the European Parliament like other Labour MEPs and MPs (Alex Saliba for example), thanks to the Super ONE propaganda platform, but was then asked to come back to Malta to serve as Minister of Energy in Robert Abela’s cabinet. Given she had no skeletons in her closet, yet loyal enough to keep her masters’ skeletons secret, she was a convenient candidate for a portfolio riddled with crises and corruption. These are just some of the questions that news editors should ask her. Journalists should not accept stupid answers and Miriam Dalli will feel entitled to provide scripted answers as approved by her boss in Castile.

There is tangible evidence and documented proof that both Enemalta’s deals over Electrogas and the wind farm in Montenegro were riddled with corruption. Did the public company Enemalta ensure to safeguard its interests by investigating the deals it was involved in and recuperate any money lost due to the alleged corrupt behaviour of the previous government? 

If the answer is no, and you claim that it is up to the police to investigate illegal behaviour, do you understand the basic concept and idea that a company in the normal and real-world would be pro-actively pursuing its own interests irrespective of whether the police are investigating or not? 

We are in the middle or maybe even at the start of a serious energy crisis in Europe. What are your energy plans for the next five years?

Do you have plans for food supplies such as grain in case of supply chain problems? Do you foresee there will be a commodity and food crisis in Europe?

The Prime Minister said that the government will pay the difference in rising energy prices. Is there a limit to this subsidy and for how long is it guaranteed? 

You have announced that Enemalta is working with Shanghai Electric over further energy projects (they also have a stake in Enemalta). Do you see a geopolitical risk in this relationship given that today the world is disengaging from Russia economically? 

Given the changing geopolitical structure of the world, do you think it’s a good idea for Malta to enter into energy deals with China, Russia, Azerbaijan?

Oil and gas prices are being driven higher by high demand and low supply. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has made this problem worse. Do you foresee a scenario where gas and oil prices will come back down with supply coming back to the market or do you foresee a longer prolongation of the problem? And how will our government act in both scenarios? 

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