Sport Equipment Scheme for families

Thursday, 08 Aug 2013, 15:53

 

Applications for the Sports Eqipment Scheme will be available as from Monday, 12th August 2013. This was announced during a press conference by  Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Stefan Buontempo, during the launch of the Sports Equipment Scheme. The scheme is being administered in collaboration with the Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna.

Parliamentary Secretary Buontempo said that this scheme addresses the need for a healthier and physically active society. Applicable to everyone, the sport equipment scheme is a way of reaching out to communities, by enticing individuals, to do physical exercise at home. 

The Finance Minister, in a message, emphasised on Malta’s need for a healthier society which will result in financial gains by reducing the expenditure bill of the health sector.

Applicants can benefit from a 15.25% grant, up to a maximum of €100 per person. The scheme will be valid till 31st December 2013 or up to the 1,000th application submitted.

Applications can be obtained by either visiting the offices of the Kunsill Malti għall-Isport or on www.sportmalta.org
 

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Mario Zammit

- Fri 09-Aug-2013, 16:25

If health, environment, noise, pollution, traffic and parking space benefits, are taken into account, bicycles should have a scheme all to themselves.

Lawrence

- Thu 08-Aug-2013, 18:48

Are bicycles included? Thanks

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