€1.1 million derived from LESA fines will be implemented to invest into 20 different projects around Malta and Gozo.
For the third consecutive year, LESA will be investing directly into the community through a collaboration with the local councils and Local Council Association.
Over 3 years, more than 60 projects will have been worked on through a total investment of €3.5 million. This was announced during a press conference led by Minister for Home Affairs, Security, Reforms and Equality Byron Camilleri alongside Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government Alison Zerafa Civelli.
The agency will be investing into a number of measures which include: local security; refurbishment of abandoned zones; refurbishment of open spaces; historical refurbishments and; investments into alternative transport among other thing.
Minister Camilleri said that LESA will invest into the community it already serves, with the projects undertaken through the scheme designed to better the citizens living in the localities.
On her part, parliamentary secretary Alison Zerafa Civelli praised the initiative of the local councils for putting forward their ideas and plans in order to help the residents of the regions they were elected to lead.