Matovič and his coalition of four have agreed how to divide posts in the government

The designated prime minister will first present the names of the proposed ministers to President Čaputová, then officially reveal them to the public.

The future ruling coalition leaders after they have reached a deal on the distribution of ministerial posts. The future ruling coalition leaders after they have reached a deal on the distribution of ministerial posts. (Source: Sme - Jozef Jakubčo)

Igor Matovič has a list of names for his cabinet ready to be presented to President Zuzana Čaputová.

>>> Read more about Slovakia's election results and subsequent coalition talks here.

Four parties of the future ruling coalition, OĽaNO, Sme Rodina, Freedom and Solidarity (SaS), and Za Ľudí, concluded their talks about the distribution of the governmental posts on Friday night.

SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

The final agreement came after a crisis in communication betwen Matovič and SaS leader Richard Sulík who clashed over the top Finance Ministry post.

In the end, the prime-ministerial party, OĽaNO, will get the post of the finance minister.

Sulík of SaS will be the first deputy prime minister for economy as well as the economy minister.

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia honours fallen miners

A problem with Russian oil supplies fixed. Slovakia has no cardinal.


9 h
Marek Stankovič and Daniel Duranka, two of the three top managers of Pixel Federation.

Slovak videogame company sees record revenues during pandemic

The company incorporates ecology through video games.


9. aug
The Great Pyramid of Giza.

Are there hidden chambers in the Pyramids? Slovaks could help find them

Scientists are studying ancient monuments using a method based on gravity.


8. aug
SkryťClose ad