Former Meciar’s Cabinet Minister Roman Hofbauer Dies

Roman Hofbauer (in the centre) as an HZDS MP debating with former Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) director Ivan Lexa (right) at the inaugural parliamentary session in October 1998. (Photo by TASR)

Bratislava, June 2 (TASR) – Roman Hofbauer, an erstwhile transport minister and MP in Vladimir Meciar’s era and a former Bratislava mayor, died in the age of 76 on Wednesday, TASR learnt from his family on Thursday.

Hofbauer allegedly died after struggling with a lengthy disease. No further details were revealed.

The funeral is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7 at 1.15 p.m. at Bratislava crematorium.