Slovak Companies: Key dates

June 22- Mysterious sale of a 45.9% stake in Nafta Gbely to American giant Cinergy.
September 22 - Shareholders meeting at eastern Slovak steel maker VSŽ confirms Gabriel Eichler as president and upholds the management's restructuring policy.


VSŽ management, glipsed through a camera lens at a Sepember 22 shareholder's meeting.
photo:TASR

June 22- Mysterious sale of a 45.9% stake in Nafta Gbely to American giant Cinergy.

September 22 - Shareholders meeting at eastern Slovak steel maker VSŽ confirms Gabriel Eichler as president and upholds the management's restructuring policy.

October 1999 - 45.9% Nafta Gbely stake owned by Vladimír Poór is returned to the National Property Fund.

November 1999 - Slovak government approves the sale of a 51% stake in the state-owned telecom monopoly Slovenské Telekomunikácie, regarded by analysts as the most important privatisation in Slovak history.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

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Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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