Today marks George Abela's 72nd birthday, Malta's 8th President who served the country through this role between 2009 and 2014.

His son, Prime Minister Robert Abela took a moment out of his packed schedule to share a picture of himself with wife Lydia and father George to commemorate the special day. The photo was sweetly captioned with a concise birthday greeting: "Wishing you all the best on your birthday dad," the PM wrote.

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Happy birthday Mr Abela!

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