German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier received by the Sovereign Order of Malta


The President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was received today at the Magistral Villa in Rome, the Order of Malta’s seat of government. Accompanied by his wife Elke Büdenbender, the President was received with military honours by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago.

The Order of Malta in Germany is highly committed to the reception and integration of migrants. With 30 years of experience, it has developed a virtuous model for assisting over 1.5 million migrants from 75 different countries. Today the Order of Malta’s care organisation, Malteser Werke, runs more than 50 care centres throughout Germany, offering not only a safe place to stay but also social and legal assistance and integration paths.