The Valletta 2018 Foundation makes reference to the launch of a set of coins and stamps by the Central Bank of Malta and Maltapost respectively, on the occasion of Valletta 2018 ‘European Capital of Culture’.

The Valletta 2018 Foundation declares that at no point in time was it asked to authorise the printing of this set of stamps or the production of these coins.

The Valletta 2018 Foundation, while expressing its disappointment and regret for the lack of ethics by these two institutions who should be aware of how the procedure works on such occasions, reserves the legal right against the Central Bank of Malta and Maltapost on this case.