Prime Minister Petr Nečas has been re-elected chairman

Prime Minister Petr Nečas defended his post as the chairman of the Civic Democratic party, having received 351 at the party conference in Brno on Sunday. Mr Nečas’ contender MP Ivan Fuksa won 178 votes from the party delegates. Mr Fuksa announced that he will challenge the incumbent chairman late on Saturday night. Mr Nečas said that the government should continue with its fiscal policies in his speech before the vote.

The old-new chairman of the Civic Democratic party Petr Nečas confirmed that the government is prepared to make changes to the 2013 budget in case the tax reform package is not passed by the lower house of parliament next week, in an interview with Czech Television’s Vaclav Moravec on Sunday.

Author: Masha Volynsky