Maláčová to become labour minister on July 30


President Miloš Zeman is due to appoint Jana Maláčová as minister of labour and social affairs on July 30. before that he will meet Ms. Maláčová, who has hitherto been a senior official at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, on Tuesday.

She will replace the Social Democrats’ Petr Krčál, who stepped down within a few weeks of taking the post after being accused of plagiarism during his student career.

Unusually the appointment ceremony will take place not at Prague Castle but at Lány, the presidential residence near the Czech capital.