New head of Supreme Audit Office appointed
President Miloš Zeman appointed Social Democrat Miloslav Kala the new head of the Czech Supreme Office. Mr Kala, who was chosen by the lower house, has until now served as the office’s vice-president. The search for the head of the state auditing agency lasted for more than a year, after the previous president was sentenced for abuse of power. The Supreme Auditing Office is in charge of supervising the use of public finances.