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A two-man mission visit Malta to explore the various ways the Bank could assist the country with its economic development program.

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S. R. Cope and J. H. Adler visit Malta on September 22-26, 1958 to survey the country's economy as well as make recommendations regarding future development. During the four-day trip, Cope and Adler meet with the Prime Minister and other government officials as well as the World Bank Governor and Alternate Governor. It is agreed that the Bank will provide economic advice to Maltese authorities without making any demands on Bank staff.

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Correspondence from President Black to Lord Perth (1695265).
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Correspondence from President Black to Lord Perth (1695265).

Resource
Title
Memo from S. R. Cope to President Black
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Memo from S. R. Cope to President Black
Description

Oct. 9, 1958
Mr. Cope reports on a meeting he had with Sir Roger Makins about the mission to Malta (1695265).

Event
92
Title
Memo from M. L. Lejeune to files
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Memo from M. L. Lejeune to files
Description

June 16, 1958
Mr. Lejeune reports that Lord Perth, U.K. Minister of State for the Colonies, has requested a survey mission to Malta (1695265).

Event
92
Title
Memo from J. H. Adler to W. L. Lajeune
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Memo from J. H. Adler to W. L. Lajeune
Description

Oct. 3, 1958
Conclusions drawn from the Bank's mission to Malta are discussed (1695265).

Event
92
Title
Correspondence from President Black to Lord Perth
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Correspondence from President Black to Lord Perth
Description

Dec. 23, 1958
President Black explains to the U.K. Minister of State for the Colonies how the Bank might proceed in Malta (1695265).

Event
92
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Signing of first loan for Malta
Title
Signing of first loan for Malta
Description
c. August 1963
The World Bank's first loan to Malta was for a Power and Water Distillation Project (1725656; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
92
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