Ambassador Tanya Vella was received in a private audience by the Queen of Spain on 12 January. Queen Sofia had warm words for the Government and people of Malta, expressed her regret that she was not able to accompany the King on his recent official visit to Malta, and hoped to visit Malta in the near future.
L-Ambaxxatrici Maltija tiltaqa’ mar-Regina Spanjoli gol-Palazz Zarzuela
Ambaxxatrici Tanya Vella kienet mistiedna, ma’ udjenza private, minghand ir-Regina Spanjola fit- tnax ta’ Jannar. Ir-Regina Sofia kella affarijiet sbieh biex tghid fuq il-Gvern u n-nies Maltin, u qalet li jidispjaciha hafna li ma setatx tigi mar- Re f’Novembru u li tixtieq tigi lejn Malta fil- futur.