Albert E. Vella, sustainer of Id-Dar tal-Providenza and winner of the Mons. Mikiel Azzopardi Award passed away in Ontario, Canada. He was born in Rabat and in 1959 started on his banking career with the National Bank until he moved on to the Central Bank of Malta. In 1977, he migrated to Canada and in 1993 he was appointed as sole representative of the Bank of Valletta for Canada and North America, a post he held for twelve years.
Albert vella organised the annual Bank of Valletta concert which, together with the generosity of the Maltese community, was instrumental in raising appreciable funds some of which went to Id-Dar tal-Providenza.
In 2006, he was awarded the Mons. Mikiel Azzopardi Award in recognition for his work in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza.
Id-Dar tal-Providenza wishes to express its condolences to the Vella family.