Former Nationalist MP Renato Agius Muscat died yesterday, aged 72.

Mr Agius Muscat was elected to Parliament in 1987 and served as Żabbar mayor between 1995 and 1997. In 1996, he was one of the recipients of a commemorative medal to mark the 75th anniversary of the re-introduction ofself-government in 1921.

In a statement, the Nationalist Party expressed its condolences to the family, and praised Mr Agius Muscat for his service to the country and the party.

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