Novartis biggest investment in Slovenia so far opens
Pharmaceutical company Lek, owned by Swiss multinational Novartis, opened a EUR 24m addition to its packaging centre in Lendava on Wednesday with PM Miro Cerar and Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga attending the ceremony.
Cerar said the project, which was cofinanced with half a million euros in public funds, was an “excellent” example of cooperation between a foreign investor and local employees, including highly qualified staff, that will benefit the local community, the region and the state. It is very important for Slovenia to foster this type of cooperation, according to him.
Cerar said he had seen quite a few successful projects during the government visit to the region of Pomurje, which had led him to conclude that the region was reviving reports Slovenia Times