Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Gašparovič offers official farewell to Prime Minister Radičová

President Ivan Gašparovič offered an official farewell to Prime Minister Iveta Radičová from the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) on April 2 as her entire government is set to resign on April 4, the TASR newswire reported. Gašparovič's spokesman, Marek Trubač, told TASR that the president received Radičová in the Presidential Palace and thanked her for her work as the head of the government. Gašparovič, who had defeated Radičová in a run-off election for president in 2009, added that their level of cooperation had been appropriate. The president presented Radičová with a bouquet of flowers and wished her all the best in her personal life, Trubač said. In late 2011 Radičová announced that she would leave politics as well as her political party after the new government was formed following the March 10 parliamentary election. The outgoing prime minister will take the post of lecturer at St. Anthony's College in Great Britain that specialises in international relations, economics, political science, history and anthropology. Radičová pursued post-doctoral studies at Oxford University in 1990.

President Ivan Gašparovič offered an official farewell to Prime Minister Iveta Radičová from the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) on April 2 as her entire government is set to resign on April 4, the TASR newswire reported.

Gašparovič's spokesman, Marek Trubač, told TASR that the president received Radičová in the Presidential Palace and thanked her for her work as the head of the government. Gašparovič, who had defeated Radičová in a run-off election for president in 2009, added that their level of cooperation had been appropriate. The president presented Radičová with a bouquet of flowers and wished her all the best in her personal life, Trubač said.

In late 2011 Radičová announced that she would leave politics as well as her political party after the new government was formed following the March 10 parliamentary election. The outgoing prime minister will take the post of lecturer at St. Anthony's College in Great Britain that specialises in international relations, economics, political science, history and anthropology. Radičová pursued post-doctoral studies at Oxford University in 1990.

Source: TASR

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

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems.

Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

What has remained here after Stoka, Propeller or Cvernovka? Photo

The book BA!! Places of Living Culture 1989-2016 brings authentic accounts about 38 independent cultural spots in Bratislava.

Blaho Uhlár, founder of the Stoka theatre, in front of the theatre in 2006.

Nu Dance festival changes date and the finale coincides with International Dance Day

The festival of contemporary dance has not just moved in time but also from the stage to the streets, encouraging public participation.

Renan Martins: Let Me Die in My Footsteps

(W)Rapping up two worlds in one music

The Fjúžn festival annually presents interesting musical projects from people who cross borders, literally or symbolically. This year, the headliner of the main festival concert on April 22 will be the French-Iraqi…

The Iraqi-French band Aiwa