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Office of Foreign Slovaks opens

MEMBERS of Parliament approved a plan on September 23 to set up a special Office for Foreign Slovaks, which will take charge of Slovak nationals living outside the country, the SITA news agency reported. The new office will replace the general secretariat for foreign Slovaks at the Cabinet Office.

The government will appoint the chairman of the new office. Apart from other tasks, the office will contribute to the shaping of policy towards Slovaks living abroad.

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