President will accept resignation of Sobotka government on Tuesday

President Miloš Zeman will officially accept the resignation of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobokta’s government on Tuesday.

Later this week, the head of state is to meet with ministerial nominees and will name the new government next week.

After the government is named, the new prime minister, Andrej Babiš, will have 30 days to ask the Chamber of Deputies for backing in a confidence vote. Mr Babiš has made clear he will ask for the vote in January.