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Ministry names companies to be privatized

THE ECONOMY Ministry has prepared a list of state companies that should be sold by the end of March this year, the SME daily reported.

The Slovak government recently decided not to approve any privatization deals after March 31.

According to the Economy Ministry list, among the companies whose sale should be completed by the given deadline are six of Slovakia’s biggest heating companies and the railway transportation company, ZSSK Cargo.

The ministry’s list also includes 11 local bus operators and energy distributing companies, the daily reported.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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