History of the City
Malta Communications Authority
The MCA is the national regulatory authority of the communications sector in Malta. To promote and safeguard sustainable competition, customer choice and value for money in the electronic communications, eCommerce and postal sectors; and to facilitate the development of an environment that is conducive to investment, innovation, social inclusion and economic growth.
Heritage Malta: The National Agency for Malta's Cultural Heritage ... ensuring a future to our past.www.heritagemalta.org
The mission of Heritage Malta is to ensure that those elements of cultural heritage entrusted to it are protected and made accessible to the public. The agency also operates a conservation division for the training of conservators and conservation scientists.
The Inquisitor’s Palace, situated in the heart of Vittoriosa, is one of the very few surviving palaces of its kind which, in the early modern period could be found all over Europe and South America. Many of these palaces simply succumbed to the ravages of time or were victims of the anti-reactionary power unleashed by the French Revolution. Fortunately, the Maltese Inquisitor’s Palace, throughout its five centuries of history, always hosted high-ranking officials representing the main powers on the island, who therefore ensured its survival.
Ta' Bistra Catacombshttp://heritagemalta.org/museums-sites/ta-bistra-catacombs/
Located half way between the ancient town of Melite and the once-important harbour of Salina, the Ta’ Bistra catacombs are, so far, the largest set of tombs and catacombs accessible beyond the confines of the ancient city of the Island. They were first recorded in the late 1800s but were only investigated in 1933 by Captain Charles Zammit before part of the site was covered over by a new road leading down to Burmarrad. Further studies in 2004, 2013 and 2014 have brought the site back to life with new discoveries and hence, new interpretations.