Unveiling the memorial plaque of Dr. Vavro Šrobár on 4 November 2013

Unveiling the memorial plaque of Dr. Vavro Šrobár on 4 November 2013

 

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The Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic Marek Maďarič during his ceremonial speech in front of the Šrobar villa

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The then Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Jiří Balvín at the same place

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JUDr. Tomáš Mádl with His Excellency Mr. Peter Weiss, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in the Czech Republic, and many other VIP guests. Dr. Vavro Šrobár (1867 – 1950) was a physician, publicist and a leading interwar politician. In the independent Czechoslovakia, he served as a deputy, senator and minister. At the time of the Slovak National Uprising in 1944 he worked as one of the two presidents of the resistance organization of the Slovak National Council. Czech Prime Minister Jiří Rusnok and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico took auspices over the events organized on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of founding of Czechoslovakia.