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Slovak President Zuzana Caputova and new Prime Minister Igor Matovic shook hands while wearing face masks and gloves on March 21 as a new cabinet assumed duties. Caputova received the new ministerial line-up at the presidential palace in Bratislava. Matovic won the parliamentary elections on February 29 and put together a coalition of four parties and movements, ending 14 years of the rule of the Direction-Social Democracy (Smer) party.