Businessman Chrenek donates nine million to Jan Fisher campaign

Steel tycoon Tomáš Chrenek has donated nine million crowns to the presidential campaign of Jan Fisher. The owner of the Třinec Iron and Steel Works, Mr Chrenek is also behind the Barrandov film studios and TV Barrandov station. Regarding the donation, Chrenek said Jan Fischer was the most trustworthy of the candidates and someone who had proven that he was capable of leading both an important institution and the Czech government, as during his interim tenure between 2009 and 2010. Fischer, he said, had gained the respect of the Czech public and specialists. Mr Fischer is the current frontrunner in the first direction presidential election, which will be held early next year