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New party Nádej registers at Interior Ministry

A NEW liberal party called Nádej (Hope), which was co-founded by Culture Minister František Tóth, Economy Minister Jirko Malchárek and former Deputy Health Minister Alexandra Novotná, officially registered at the Interior Ministry on March 6.

The party's founding congress should take place this Saturday. It is expected that the party's statutes, election program, and bodies will be approved, SITA news agency wrote.

Nádej wants to pursue liberal values and attract new people to politics, including successful business people and politicians.

The party wants to push for an income tax reduction to 15 percent from the current 19 percent, a simplification of the social and health care insurance programs, the introduction of binding deadlines for the judicial system, a completion of health care reform, and the reduction of red tape and equal support for all business entities.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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