Government of the Czech Republic

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Government of the Czech Republic
Vláda České republiky
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Overview
Established1 January 1993 (1993-01-01)
State Czech Republic
Leader Prime Minister
Appointed by Presidential nomination with Chamber of Deputies confirmation
Responsible to Chamber of Deputies
Headquarters Straka Academy
Prague
Website http://www.vlada.cz/en

The Government of the Czech Republic (Czech : Vláda České republiky) exercises executive power in the Czech Republic. The members of the government are the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (Chairman of the Government), the deputy prime minister and other ministers. It has its legal basis in the Constitution of the Czech Republic.

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Overview

The government is led by the Prime Minister, who selects all the remaining ministers at hand. The Government of the Czech Republic is responsible to the Chamber of Deputies from the Czech Republic.

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of the Czech Republic. The current Prime Minister is Andrej Babiš.

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Straka Academy, Seat of the Government of the Czech Republic.
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Cabinet room of the Government in Straka Academy.

Current Cabinet

The current government, sworn in on June 27, 2018 is the 15th since the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993. It has 17 members and a prime minister. The cabinet consists of the following members: [1]

 
Cabinet of the Czech Republic
OfficeNamePolitical party
Chairman of the Government Andrej Babiš ANO
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Kulhánek ČSSD
Minister of the Interior Jan Hamáček ČSSD
Finance Minister Alena Schillerová nominated by ANO
Minister of Defense Lubomír Metnar nominated by ANO
Minister of Justice Marie Benešová nominated by ANO
Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček nominated by ANO
Minister for Regional Development Klára Dostálová nominated by ANO
Ministry of Health Adam Vojtěch nominated by ANO
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Jana Maláčová ČSSD
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Robert Plaga nominated by ANO
Minister of Transport Karel Havlíček nominated by ANO
Minister of the Environment Richard Brabec ANO
Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek ČSSD
Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Toman nominated by ČSSD

Advisory and Working Bodies of the Government

Councils

Bodies not provided for by the Government Office

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References

  1. "Members of the Government | Government of the Czech Republic". vlada.cz.