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Ministers name auto appointee

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Economy Minister Jirko Malchárek appointed Jozef Uhrík, the president of the Slovak Automotive Industry Association and former head of Volkswagen Slovakia, as plenipotentiary of the automotive industry.

"Slovakia has become the European as well as a world leader in the automotive industry," Malchárek said.

Uhrík's main task will be to coordinate the activities of this sector in relation to the economy, education and finance ministries.

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