PM Sobotka approves ANO nominee for transport minister

15-11-2014

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has approved the nomination of Dan Ťok for the post of transport minister, Mr Ťok told reporters after meeting with the prime minister on Saturday. Dan Ťok, who has served as CEO of Skanska, one of the country’s biggest construction firms, was nominated by the ANO party to replace Antonín Prachař who resigned earlier this week. Mr Ťok said he had dispelled the prime minister’s concerns of a possible conflict of interest, and answered all of the prime minister’s questions about his plans in the post. It is not yet clear when Mr Ťok could be appointed minister.