Maltese Memorial Stamp
 
The MaltaPost issued a series of commemorative stamps on the occasion of the Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP), held in Valletta on the 3rd November 2018, part of that series was also stamped with first-day stamping by the Post Office.

36th Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 1-4 November 2018 in Valletta, Malta – Part 1
 
After many years of pause a Solemn Ceremony of Investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) was held in Valletta – the European Capital of Culture 2018 (Malta) between 1st – 4th November 2018.

Ármin Vámbéry Statue Unveiling in Dunajska Streda (Slovakia) attended by the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem (KMFAP)
 
A very heartfelt ceremony took place in Dunajska Streda (Slovakia) on the 8th November 2018: the official unveiling of a wonderful statue of Ármin Vámbéry, Hungarian scientist, courageous traveller and famed Orientalist.

35th Ceremony of Investiture of the Knights of Malta (KMFAP) between 15-16 June 2018 in Château Bela, Slovakia
 
Between the 15-16 June 2018 a solemn investiture of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Federation of the Autonomous Priories (KMFAP) was held in the beautiful Chateau Belá, in Slovakia, co-organised by the Hungarian and the Slovak Grand Priories. It was the 14th time that the Order had its knighting ceremony in the “Most Romantic Chateau of Europe” (2013), attended by postulants and guests coming from 25 countries of 4 continents.

"Valletta - European Capital of Culture 2018" - article by Sir David Zammit, Knight Commander of KMFAP
 
In 2012 Valletta was declared European Capital of Culture for 2018. It does not only feature the capital city but includes all the Maltese Islands, focusing on the social, economic and cultural development of the country.

Being the very first World Heritage City in Europe to become European Capital of Culture. Valletta has a lot to offer with its historic heritage, fortifications and Baroque palaces.


Interview of MUNPlanet with Sir Károly András Nagy - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the KMFAP
 
"Special Interview of MUNPlanet with Sir Károly András Nagy - Minister of Foreign Affairs of KMFAP about the Order, its history and assisting people in need"

MUNPlanet: Please be so kind to give us some information about KMFAP, its history and purpose?

- It’s not an easy task to introduce the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Federation of the Autonomous Priories. As you can see, even our name is the longest among the sovereign states of the World. We are a direct descendant of the old historical Order of Saint John of Jerusalem - also known as the Hospitaller Knights, or the Knights of Malta, created as an entity in Jerusalem around the year 1040.

Press Communiqué on the 12th April 2018 of the Magisterial See of the Knights of Malta (KMFAP)
 
The Magisterial See was surprised to learn that some of the press organs in the Slovak Republic are portraying us as a fake order and as frauds. We consider it necessary and justified to issue the following statement regarding these false accusations made by the press:

The Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta Federation of the Autonomous Priories (KMFAP) is a state without territory and in this capacity, it maintains bilateral diplomatic and/or consular relations with many UN Member States as a subject of international law. In order to carry out our diplomatic activities, we issue diplomatic passports, the use of which is strictly regulated in accordance to international practice.