Malta is a European Union member state since 2004. Malta can offer Citizenship in an EU country that is stable, neutral and highly respected. It offers Visa free travel to more than 160 countries. Maltese citizenship will also grant the right of work and establishment in all 28 EU countries. Malta has a 7,500 year history, It has a highly cultured, well educated society. The government of Malta is democratically elected and has a very strong legal system and well established institutions. It enjoys a highly evolved educational system and excellent health services. Malta enjoys an excellent climate and is stable and safe with a very low crime rate. Malta has highly developed industry, tourism and financial sectors, and is well linked with Europe and the world.