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Slovakia: More News on Overly Expensive Website Design

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Slovakia, Economics & Business, Governance, Law, Technology

Aktualne.sk reports [1] [sk] that, following the initial financial inspection by the Ministry of Culture, the Slovak National Gallery is now required to pay 140 euro back, from the 25,000 euro that it reportedly spent on its new website (more on this here [2] and here [3]). Meanwhile, according to the World Association of Slovaks Living Abroad [4], the organization's new web page [5] (still under construction) will cost over 32,000 euro and will be paid for by the state-funded Office for Slovaks Living Abroad [6], whose head, according to reports [7] [sk], has already hired his friend's company for over 55,000 euro.