Slovakia is a strong supporter of your country’s EU integration strategic goals. In that regard, there is an opportunity for establishing cooperation in multiple segments, including in central banking. The National Bank is a strong partner in the implementation of these activities through exchange of experiences and acquisition of new know-how in cooperation with the central Bank of Slovakia, and we lend a hand to implement joint projects and accelerate cooperation.
This was stated by the Slovak Ambassador, Henrik Markus at the meeting with the National Bank Governor, Anita Angelovska Bezhoska that he initiated for the purposes of providing support to the National Bank through multiple projects.
At the meeting, Governor Angelovska Bezhoska expressed gratitude for the support and referred to the relations with the central banks of the European System of Central Banks, including the National Bank of Slovakia with which the National Bank has recently successfully delivered the twinning project Strengthening of the institutional capacity of the National Bank in the process of its accession to the ESCB, the National Bank said in a press release.
“The exchange of experiences with the European counterparts and the acquisition of new know-how is an ongoing commitment of the National Bank as an important tool for capacity building and strengthening institution’s independence. This helps us better achieve our goals and tasks, providing significant contribution to the economic development for the benefit of all citizens and companies”, said Governor Angelovska Bezhoska.
In that regard, she also pointed out that the National Bank is interested in establishing closer bilateral cooperation with the National Bank of Slovakia, echoing the initiative of its Governor Peter Kažimír.
Slovak Ambassador Markus and the Governor Angelovska Bezhoska reaffirmed their strong commitment to deepening the cooperation, reads the press release.