A twinning agreement has been signed between Kerċem and Floriana councils.

The ceremony took place outside the Floriana council offices on Emmanuel S. Tonna Square, in the presence of councillors and residents from both localities.

Before the ceremony a Mass was celebrated at St Publius parish church by Floriana archpriest, Fr Richard Borg.

Later, the congregation proceeded to the council offices for the signing ceremony.

A reception followed at the council premises.

Among those present were Lolly Borg, a footballer who used to play for Floriana and is now a guest player with Kerċem, and Labour MP Josè Herrera.

The local council also held a cultural tour of Floriana.

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