Castle protocol chief Forejt set to become Czech ambassador to Vatican

The chief of protocol at Prague Castle, Jindřich Forejt, is set to become the Czech ambassador to the Vatican. The information was confirmed by the minister of foreign affairs, Karel Schwarzenberg. According to press reports, he had held off from nominating Mr. Forejt, who was backed by President Václav Klaus; in return, the president had dragged his feet about putting his signature to the appointment of several other ambassadors.

Author: Ian Willoughby