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Slovak to head global chamber

THE HEAD of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SOPK), Peter Mihók, has become the first-ever Slovak to be elected head of the World Chambers Federation, the only global institution that gathers business subjects and commercial chambers worldwide, the TASR newswire reported.

THE HEAD of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SOPK), Peter Mihók, has become the first-ever Slovak to be elected head of the World Chambers Federation, the only global institution that gathers business subjects and commercial chambers worldwide, the TASR newswire reported.

Mihók was elected by a unanimous vote at a federation meeting in Istanbul.

He will hold the post for three years, starting January 1, 2013.

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