MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

Zsolt Simon

ZSOLT Simon, returning as Slovakia’s Agriculture Minister, was born on August 26, 1970 in Rimavská Sobota. In 1993 he graduated from the University of Agriculture in Brno. In 1993 – 1994 he worked at his family’s farm in his hometown and subsequently he founded Agrotrade company.

Zsolt SimonZsolt Simon (Source: SITA)

ZSOLT Simon, returning as Slovakia’s Agriculture Minister, was born on August 26, 1970 in Rimavská Sobota. In 1993 he graduated from the University of Agriculture in Brno. In 1993 – 1994 he worked at his family’s farm in his hometown and subsequently he founded Agrotrade company.

Simon was elected MP from the Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) in 2002 and was appointed agriculture minister. In 2006 he returned to the parliament but he left the SMK caucus in 2009 along with other party members led by Béla Bugár and co-founded the Most-Hid party one year before the June 2010 election.

In 2010 he was elected an MP for Most-Hid and was selected to again take the seat of agriculture minister.

Zsolt Simon is married with two children.

Source: SITA

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