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Jurzyca appoints former colleagues to manage public fund

Education Minister Eugen Jurzyca has reshuffled the managers of the fund that provides loans to university students, the Hospodárske Noviny daily has reported.

Education Minister Eugen Jurzyca has reshuffled the managers of the fund that provides loans to university students, the Hospodárske Noviny daily has reported.

Jurzyca employed his former colleagues from the economic think-tank INEKO, Peter Goliaš and Zuzana Dančíková. Gabriel Šípoš from political ethics watchdog Transparency International, Štefan Kišš from the Finance Ministry, board manager of Slovenská Pošta Andrej Kramár, and Andrej Salner from the Slovak Governance Institute will also oversee the disbursement of money from the fund.

Education Ministry spokesperson Miriam Žiaková said the new members of the committee overseeing the loans will work for free.

Source: Hospodárske Noviny

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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