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Cabinet Plans to Cut Deficit to 0.5 percent in 2018

The public-finance deficit is projected to stand at 0.5 percent of GDP next year, with the Government sticking to its plan for Slovakia to record its first ever balanced budget in 2019 and to maintain this in 2020, according to the Stability Programme that the Government approved on Wednesday.

Gov’t: Pensions of Those Who Retired Before January 2004 to Go Up

The financial situation of the elderly who retired before January 1, 2004 should improve, as the Cabinet at its session on Wednesday approved a draft amendment on social insurance that will increase their pensions as of January 2018, TASR learnt on the same day.

Kiska to Curb Use of Government Aircraft, Heeding Kalinak’s Request

President Andrej Kiska said on Monday that he'll cut down on his use of government aircraft after he was requested to do so by Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD).

Another Five Districts May be Added to List of Least Developed Districts

The list of Slovakia's least developed districts could be expanded after the Government on Wednesday debated and took on board a document on the current state of support for such areas.

Plavcan: 2017 Budget Means Win for Us All

The Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry has secured an additional €200 million for its 2017 budget and - coupled with extra funds for the Interior Ministry - an extra €300 million will therefore be at hand towards education this year, Education Minister Peter Plavcan (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) said on a TABLET.TV discussion show on Wednesday.

Gov’t Office: Slovakia’s Standing in TI’s Index Improved from 2011

Slovakia improved its place in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index from 66th in 2011 to 50th in 2015, the Government Office said in a statement on Wednesday.

Glvac: Slovakia Has No Better Alternative to Current Cabinet

There is no, let alone a better, alternative to the current Government, which is partly borne out by the statements of Parliamentary Vice-chair Lucia Duris-Nicholsonova (Opposition Freedom and Solidarity/SaS party), said fellow Parliamentary Vice-chair Martin Glvac (Smer-SD) on Wednesday.

SaS and OLaNO-NOVA Won’t Form Shadow Cabinet

Bratislava, December 27 (TASR) - Opposition parties Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and OLaNO-NOVA won't form a shadow government after all, SaS leader Richard Sulik has confirmed for TASR.

MP Salary Freeze a Matter of Principle for Government

Bratislava, November 4 (TASR) - Continuing the salary freeze for constitutional officials is a matter of principle for the Government of Robert Fico and will take place in 2017, reads the press release issued by the Government Office on Friday.

Action Plan in Revuca to Help Creating 1,100 Jobs

Revuca, September 13 (TASR) – An action plan aimed at helping to create 1,100 new jobs in Revuca district (Banska Bystrica region) by 2020...

Cabinet Takes Summer Break until August 17

Bratislava, July 12 (TASR) - The Cabinet session last week has turned out to be the last before a summer recess, with ministers set...

Report: Terrorist Threat in Slovakia Might Increase This Year

The threat of terrorism in Slovakia might increase this year in the context of increased security threats to EU-member countries, according to a Report on the Security Situation in Slovakia in 2015 acknowledged by the Government at its session on Thursday.

New Slovak ‘Air Force One’ Lands at Bratislava Airport

Bratislava, June 14 (TASR) - An eleven-year-old Airbus A319-115 CJ, which is due to serve as the new Slovak 'Air Force One', landed at...

Government Not Obliged to Report on EU Funds and Investigations

The Government won't be obliged to submit progress reports involving investigations into cases as well as the drawing of EU funds, TASR learnt Wednesday.

Government to Adopt Its Manifesto on Wednesday

The new Cabinet should adopt the Government Manifesto at its session on Wednesday.

Cabinet Allocates €2.5m for City of Martin in Forced Administration

Financial assistance of €2.5 million will be provided to the city of Martin (Zilina region). It's the first budgetary measure adopted by the new Government at its first session on Wednesday.

SaS: Composition of Cabinet Shows It Won’t Fight Corruption

Bratislava, March 24 (TASR) - Representatives of Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) think that the redistribution of ministries among the Coalition parties indicates that the...

New Governing Coalition Officially Set Up

Bratislava, March 22 (TASR) - The leaders of Smer-SD, the Slovak National Party (SNS), Most-Hid and Siet - Robert Fico, Andrej Danko, Bela Bugar...

Smer-SD Presidium Okays Nominations to New Government

Bratislava, March 21 (TASR) - The Smer-SD presidium on Monday approved the party's joining of the governing coalition with the Slovak National Party (SNS),...

Zitnanska: We Still Don’t Know Whether We’ll Join Government at All

The question of filling ministerial posts with particular nominees is premature for now, as talks haven't yet been concluded and Most-Hid at the moment doesn't even know whether it will join a government at all, Most-Hid vice-chair Lucia Zitnanska told journalists on Tuesday.