Government sets timetable for reforms
The Czech government has set a timetable for the adoption of reform legislation, Prime Minister Petr Nečas told reporters on Wednesday. Next month, the Interior Ministry will come up with a new election code introducing direct presidential elections. By March, the government would like to present a concept of the pension reform, and by June, the cabinet hopes to complete bills necessary for the reform of the country’s pension, health care and welfare system. The government would also like to form a special body that will oversee the impact of the reforms on the state budget.