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Slovakia drawing EU funds as planned, says minister

SLOVAKIA is drawing EU structural funds according to plan, said Construction Minister László Gyurovszky at a press conference on May 18.

Slovakia has already drawn all Sk3.7 billion in funds allocated for 2004 and 27 percent of funds allocated for 2005 worth Sk14.9 billion. The full sum should be drawn by the end of next year, the SITA news agency wrote.

Another Sk26.1 billion, which was earmarked for Slovakia for this year, could be drawn by 2008, the minister said.

In total, Slovakia can draw around Sk44 billion for the 2004-2006 period.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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