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Kiska attends Slovak Day at Milan Expo

SLOVAKIA is an amazing country, rich in history, culture, traditions, but also skilfull and resourceful people, President Andrej Kiska said when opening the Slovak Day at the Expo 2015 world exhibition in Milan on June 24.

Foriegn Minister Miroslav Lajčák L) and President Kiska visited Slovak pavilion at Expo(Source: TASR)

This exhibition is a chance for Slovakia to present itself abroad. Economy Minister Vazil Hudák expressed satisfaction with Slovak pavilion – as quoted by the SITA newswire. “This exhibition is a chance to present ourselves as a country that is dynamic, young, innovative. This is the main message we want to keep,” Hudák said.

Slovakia paid €5 million without VAT for building the country pavilion. “It is the second lowest sum, after Romania – so one could say it is a lot of music for a little money, as we tend to say in Slovakia,” he added.

Read also:Slovakia’s pavilion at Milan EXPO looks to the future

Kiska said that his homeland is a gallery of success, human creativity and innovation, progress and development. He also stressed the human potential and Slovakia being the land of new discoveries and technologies in raw materials, energy saving, nutrition – and he also mentioned the first “flying car”, as quoted by SITA. 

 

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