Dr Owen Bonnici, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government, recently visited the Malta Society of Arts in Valletta where he was welcomed by the President of the MSA, Dr Vince Briffa, and the Board of Directors. Dr Owen Bonnici visited various classes of applied and visual arts and talked to a number of teachers and students. He was impressed with the high level of standard achieved. Dr Bonnici also visited an art exhibition put up by artist John Hudson at Palazzo de La Salle, the Society’s premises. He had very positive comments on the restoration and conservation works carried out by the MSA as he was shown around the Palazzo. The Minister was accompanied by his private secretary Ms Rita Sciberras.