AmCham representatives met with Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance E. Heger
On June 1, AmCham representatives met with Deputy Prime Minister &
Minister of Finance Eduard Heger, State Secretary Marcel Klimek, Value
for Money Department Director Stefan Kišš and General Director of Tax
& Customs Department Daniela Klučková to discuss potential areas for
AmCham President G. Galgoci presented four main pillars of AmCham advocacy activities (rule of law, human capital, innovations and regional development) which should lead to our ultimate goal – ensuring Slovakia´s competitiveness. Minister Heger together with AmCham leaders agreed on the need of more transparent and predictable legislative process as well as the need for transformation of the Slovak economy to a knowledge-based economy and support for innovation and R&D. AmCham also supported stronger mandate for value for money principle in public policies. More specific cooperation, especially in the area of tax policy, is expected to follow soon.
On the photo (from left to right): Ronald Blaško (AmCham Executive Director), Michal Krčméry (AmCham Director for Government Affairs), Michal Pintér (AmCham Board member), Veronika Špaňárová (Vice President of Finance, AmCham), Christiana Serugová (AmCham Board Member & Tax Committee Chair), Gabriel Galgóci (AmCham President), Eduard Heger (Deputy PM & Minister of Finance), Michaela Benedigová (Third Vice President, AmCham), Daniela Klučková (Director General, Tax & Customs Department), Marcel Klimek (State Secretary, Ministry of Finance), Martin Maštalír (Second Vice President, AmCham), Stefan Kiss (Director, Value for Money Department)