Slovenia Looking for New Economy Minister

People ♦ Published: November 22, 2013; 12:13 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to media reports, Prime Minister Bratusek is supposed to have shortlisted three potential candidates for the position.

Slovenia Looking for New Economy Minister / Picture: © Wikipedia / Jonas Steinhöfl

Stanko Stepisnik, Slovenian Economy Minister and party member of governing party Positive Slovenia (PS), stepped back on Wednesday after having caused uproar because of receiving public funding for his enterprise EMO Orodjarna. The coalition partners rejected the company, which is held by Stepisnik by five percent, applying for state subsidy at the ministry of economy and demanded…