Vobořil to step down as head of National Anti-Drug Agency

Jindřich Vobořil is stepping down as head of the National Anti-Drug Agency after eight years on the job, Czech daily Mladá fronta Dnes reported on Friday.

According to the newspaper, Vobořil will leave the post at the end of July.

The paper reported he had cited personal reasons for leaving, including his family and having to commute regularly to the capital from Brno.

Before he steps down, he is to present the bureau’s strategy in the fight against addiction for the next nine-year bloc.

Prime Minister in resignation Andrej Babiš confirmed the decision was strictly the official’s own.