Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Government approves nominee to head Slovakia’s Anti-Monopoly Office

At its session on October 5 the Slovak cabinet gave its approval to theappointment of Tibor Menyhart as the new chairman of the Anti-Monopoly Office. President Ivan Gašparovič will then decide on the actual appointment based on the government's proposal, the SITA newswire reported.

At its session on October 5 the Slovak cabinet gave its approval to the
appointment of Tibor Menyhart as the new chairman of the Anti-Monopoly Office. President Ivan Gašparovič will then decide on the actual appointment based on the government's proposal, the SITA newswire reported.

Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister Ján Figeľ from the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) submitted the proposal to appoint Menyhart. The term of the current chairperson, Danica Paroulková, expires on October 25. She has served in the post for two five-year terms.

According to the law on protection of economic competition passed in 2001, the same person can be appointed for only two consecutive five-year terms.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Gilden: Take the negative and make a positive from it Photo

The works of New York native, photographer Bruce Gilden, who has worked for five decades in the streets of the biggest cities, are on exhibit in the Kunsthalle (House of Arts) in Bratislava.

Bruce Gilden: Feast of San Gennero, Little Italy, 1984.

The ongoing struggle for a free and democratic Slovakia

The people of Slovakia deserve the credit for the remarkable progress that this country has made over the past twenty-five years, US ambassador writes.

Illustrative stock photo

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 24 and December 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Christmas Markets Bratislava

Robert Fico has lost the electoral magic he once had Plus

But his party can still bounce back if they do the things that make parties resilient.

Robert Fico claims that Smer won the regional elections because it is the party with the most chairs in regional councils.