The Minister of Culture, Elizabeta Kancheska-Milevska was today called as a witness by the Special Prosecutor’s Office, which she confirmed herself after being questioned for three hours and a half.
She briefly stated that this was an opportunity for her to confirm and emphasize the legal work of the Ministry of Culture. During today’s questioning, Kancheska-Milevska did not want to give more details, saying she was not authorized to comment due to confidentiality of the investigation.
Unofficial sources say that the Minister had been summoned regarding the project “Skopje 2014”. Earlier this month others had been also been summoned regarding the same investigation such as the Mayor of the Center, Andrej Zernovski and the former Minister of Culture, Arifhikmet Dzemali.
This morning, Macedonian businessman Orce Kamchev who is one of the owners of “Media Print Macedonia”, the hospital “Adzibadem Sisitina”, “Orka Holding”, “Stopanska Bank – Bitola”, “ZIG”, “Pelagonija” and other companies had also been summoned by the SPO.
According to the latest list from “Forbes”, Kamcev, who has a close relationship with the government, is the richest man in Macedonia.