New ministers ushered in office

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka ushered 10 out of 16 ministers of the new Czech government in office on Thursday, a day after the cabinet was appointed by President Zeman. Among the officials who assumed their offices on Thursday are Interior Minister Milan Chovanec, Lubomír Zaorálek who took over the Foreign Ministry, Jan Mládek who is charge of the industry and trade portfolio, Agriculture Minister Marián Jurečka, Justice Minister Helena Válková, and others. The remaining six ministers will be ushered in office on Friday.

Author: Jan Richter