SDKU candidate for head of secret police – Karol Mitrik
Karol Mitrik has been put forward as the ruling party SDKU-DS’ candidate for the post of head of the Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS). The party leadership decided unanimously to assign the candidacy to former MP and current mayor of Spisska Nova Ves.
Prime Minister Iveta Radicova said she had looked at several criteria during the selection process, such as character, integrity, political experience, loyalty, dedication to ideas and values, and strong morals.
Radicova said for her it is important that the person has a clean past and would not misuse information after leaving the post.