Bank of Valletta plc - Details on Bonus Share Issue

Bank of Valletta today announced that following the approval of the 1 for 1 bonus share issue which will result in the issuance of 55,416,441 ordinary shares of a nominal value of 25 cents per share to all those members on the Bank’s register as at close of trading on 18th January 2006, the MFSA Listing Committee has approved the listing of the bonus shares and these will be available for trading as from the session on 19 January 2006.