Today AACTS and AMACS have written history for the Maltese shooting community . The work for this achievement had started from last year’s president Mr Nicholas Schembri , his vision with the support of the executive committee has always been so that the Maltese target shooter has a united community to achieve the goals for a National Shooting Range , the incentive that we compete on international level and to set benchmarks in our sport discipline’s.
Credit also goes to AMACS president Mr Stephen Petroni who worked to achieve this
unity . Together the foundations have been laid for the launch of the federation that will be inclusive of all the shooting clubs and regulate strict standards that this community needs .
The announcement was made at the new premises in the presence of Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius, Opposition spokesman David Agius and Weapons Board chairman Brig. Maurice Calleja. The Parliamentary Secretary praised the cooperation achieved between the associations .
He also stated that the national target shooting range project is on track with preliminary studies at a very advanced stage , all partners are ready to be involved and committed to make this dream come true . The President of AACTS on behalf of the executive committee Ipresented a cheque for a loan of 5000 euro to AMACS President Stephen Petroni in support of the new 10 meter indoor range project at AMACS club house in Tigne Point . AMACS President reciprocated by stating that AMACS facility will be open to AACTS members at the same rates as for AMACS members .
The vision is focused, The National Target Shooting Range is a reality , The Government is committed and so are AACTS and AMACS committed to lead this bright future .