Businessman Milek candidate for agriculture minister

Jiří Milek, head of an agricultural and food production company Úsovsko, is a candidate to be agriculture minister in the minority cabinet prepared by ANO leader Andrej Babiš, the daily Právo reported on Thursday.

The news was confirmed by Mr Babiš, who said Milek was ready to leave his business if he became minister. Milek, who was an unsuccessful candidate to be an ANO party deputy in 2013, was recommended for the post by the Agrarian Chamber.