Pellegrini cabinet wins support in parliament

Out of 144 present deputies, 81 voted for the new cabinet.

Former PM Robert Fico congratulates Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini for winning support for his cabinet in parliament.Former PM Robert Fico congratulates Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini for winning support for his cabinet in parliament.(Source: TASR)

The new cabinet of Peter Pellegrini (Smer) won the trust of the deputies of the Slovak parliament. Out of 144 present, 81 voted for its programme manifesto and thus supported the cabinet during the night of March 26.

Before voting, the new Prime Minister, Peter Pellgrini, promised that the cabinet would make efforts to ensure that Slovakia might flourish and that its citizens could be proud of it. He added that his cabinet is prepared to continue with ongoing tasks but also to start new ones.

Read also:Kiska appoints Pellegrini cabinet

“We will act in such a way that honest people will have a good life here and those who commit criminal offences will be punished,” said Pellegrini, as cited by the TASR newswire.

All the present deputies of Smer, the SNS and Most-Híd voted for the new cabinet. Also, three non-affiliated MPs deputies, Alena Bašistová, Martina Šimkovičová and Rastislav Holúbek, voted for the Pellegrini cabinet. Non-affiliated MPs Igor Janckulík and Peter Marček abstained from voting. All others were against.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Theme: Peter Pellegrini


Top stories

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between April 19 and April 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Easter market

Dual quality in the EU will be punished

Slovakia’s Agriculture Ministry welcomed the change, calling it a victory.

Food prices keep falling.

Blog: Bringing top business minds and students together

Martin Kardoš of CSI Leasing introduces the Mentor Network Program aimed at pairing young talents with experienced mentors from the business world.

Martin Kardoš, Managing Director CEE at CSI Leasing, at one of the Mentor Network Program events.