Zagreb, 24 September 2020 - At the session held on Thursday, the Government of the Republic of Croatia appointed Tomislav Družak State Secretary for Sports at the newly established Ministry of Tourism and Sports. This is a continuation of Družak's serving in the same duty, which began in January this year as part of the former Central State Office for Sports (SDUŠ). In his new/old position, Tomislav Družak was given the vote of confidence through a four-year term.  

Leading officials of the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) - President Zlatko Mateša and Secretary General Josip Čop - congratulated Tomislav Družak on his "re-election" to the position of State Secretary for Sports: 

Dear Mr. Družak, 

We are particularly pleased to receive the official confirmation of your stay in the position of State Secretary for Sports. We believe that our so-far very constructive cooperation, especially in helping the Croatian sports and female and male athletes in the period of the current pandemic, will continue in the future. On our own behalf and on behalf of the entire Croatian Olympic Family, we congratulate you on your appointment to this prestigious, but also responsible position.