Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

President will report on the state of the republic

President Kiska will present his report on the current state of the republic in the parliament on June 16, starting at 10:00.

President Andrej Kiska (Source: TASR)

He presented his first state of the republic report in the parliament on June 18, 2015 to mark the first anniversary of his inauguration and announced he will make it a tradition. He mostly spoke about the need to restore the trust of citizens in their state, the TASR newswire reported.

Kiska has spoken to MPs on several occasions, most recently, he visited the parliament in April, calling on them not to be hostile. He also stressed the need to restore the trust of citizens in their state.

“The trust in democracy, whether the life in Slovakia will be better and whether we will be able to avert a further rise in extremism and radicalism,” Kiska said back in April, as quoted by TASR.

Read also: Read also:Kiska: We need to restore citizens' trust in the state

 

Top stories

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?

Tibor Rostas

Suicide game does not exist and visa-free regime for Ukrainians is not a lie

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes from the past two weeks.

There is no computer game that makes people commit suicides.

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.

President Kiska uses train for first time Photo

After criticism from coalition MPs for flying and a troublesome car trip, Slovak President Kiska to commute to Bratislava by international train, boarding it in his hometown of Poprad.

President Kiska gets off the IC train in Bratislava.