State will not purchase the National Football Stadium from current owner

The government filed a criminal complaint with former high state officials names in it.

The construction of National Football Stadium in Bratislava, September 4: L-R PM Peter Pellegrini, investor Ivan Kmotrík.The construction of National Football Stadium in Bratislava, September 4: L-R PM Peter Pellegrini, investor Ivan Kmotrík. (Source: TASR)

The government will not purchase the National Football Stadium from the NFŠ company and will file a criminal complaint on suspicion of several crimes that might have been committed in the process.

At its July 15 session, the cabinet passed the report of the deputy prime minister for legislative and strategic planning, Štefan Holý (Sme Rodina), on the contract between the state and the NFŠ company.

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As a result of the analysis, which was mainly to focus on the outputs of the advisory companies in the process of the construction of the stadium, the state will not purchase the Tehelné Pole stadium in Bratislava as originally intended. The contracts from 2013 and 2016 are invalid, the analysis concluded.

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