System of Honours and Awards

Award of Honours and Decorations to Maltese Citizens  
 
Malta pays public tribute to Maltese citizens who have distinguished themselves in different walks of life and whose contribution and achievement enrich the general well-being of their fellow countrymen.  
 
Any Maltese citizen, a group of persons or a voluntary organisation which is duly enrolled with the Commissioner in terms of the Voluntary Organisation Act may be nominated for the award of an honour on Republic Day.  
 
Nominations for 2018 will be received by the Nominations Committee on the prescribed Nomination Form, addressed to the Chairman, Nominations Committee, Office of the Prime Minister, Auberge de Castille, Valletta VLT 2000, by not later than Wednesday, 8th August 2018.  
 
Nomination forms may be collected from the Office of the Prime Minister, Auberge de Castille, Valletta or downloaded from the website of the Office of the Prime Minister www.opm.gov.mt​. For further information, one may contact the Cabinet Office on 22001481. 
 
The persons nominated should neither be approached for details, nor informed about their nomination. 
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