Parliamentary Secretary Mr Chris Agius visits volleyball players during 24 hr trial.

The training for this year’s BOV Volleyball Marathon in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza enters its final stage, as the 40 athletes, which will form the teams of the 53-hour marathon, participated in the 24 hour non-stop trial.

The Hon. Chris Agius, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport visited the players and the volunteers at the Dar Tal-Providenza.

He commended the players and those who take part in this marathon and thanked them for their efforts for this good cause.

The Hon. Agius also made an appeal to the Maltese to contribute towards the aim of generating much needed funds for the Dar tal-Providenza.

The Director of Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Fr. Martin Micallef, thanked the Hon. Agius for his visit and expressed his gratitude towards the support the Hon. Agius always showed towards the Residences.

The annual marathon will be held between the 4th and 6th of July at the Grounds of Id-Dar tal-Providenza.