Social Democrats-led government tenders its resignation

The government of the Social Democrats, ANO and the Christian Democrats, led by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, tendered its resignation on Wednesday after the constituent session of the newly-elected Chamber of Deputies.

“We have moved the Czech Republic forward. We had four years of stability, continuous economic growth and a record-low poverty, Mr Sobotka said during his speech at the lower house. He also highlighted his government was only the third to complete a full four-year mandate.