At the end of a three-day visit to Slovakia, President Miloš Zeman took a helicopter flight over the Tatras, February 8, 2023, Poprad, Slovakia.
Štrbské Pleso/Poprad (Slovakia) – President Miloš Zeman ended the official part of the program of his farewell visit to Slovakia as head of state with a meeting with the Speaker of the Slovak Parliament, Boris Kollár, this morning.
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Photogallery: President Zeman's visit to Slovakia
At noon, before departing for his homeland, Zeman took off in a helicopter from the Poprad airport for a sightseeing flight over the Tatras. After the morning inversion, sunny weather prevailed in Slovakia's highest mountain range with good visibility.
Zeman arrived in the High Tatras on Monday, when he dined with Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová at Štrbské pleso. After Tuesday's official joint meeting, the presidents of the Czech Republic and Slovakia praised the good level of mutual relations, and Zeman expressed the hope that it will continue with his successor in office, Petr Pavlo. The winner of the direct presidential election, Pavel, will take office on March 9 and, according to earlier information, plans to visit Slovakia on his first foreign trip in office.
In the High Tatras, which are a popular destination for Czech tourists, Zeman will spend three days during the visit he also met with several other current and former politicians of Slovakia, for example with Prime Minister Eduard Heger and former Slovak presidents Andrej Kiska and Rudolf Schuster.