Press Advisories

7. 1. 2022

Policy Statement of the Government

On 6 January 2022, the government of Petr Fiala approved the final version of the Policy Statement of the Government of the Czech Republic.


11. 5. 2022

Klára Šimáčková Laurenčíková appointed new Government Commissioner for Human Rights

Mgr. Klára Šimáčková Laurenčíková became the new Government Commissioner with effect from 11 May 2022. She was appointed to the post by the government of Petr Fiala.


21. 4. 2023

Prime Minister Fiala held talks with top Vietnamese officials on strengthening trade cooperation

Vietnam was the fourth country visited by Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala during his business trip to Asia. On Friday, 21 April 2023, he met with Prime Minister Pham Minh Trinh and President Vo Van Thuong in Hanoi. The main topics of the meeting included strengthening defence-industrial and trade cooperation. The Prime Minister also supported Czech entrepreneurs in negotiations with their Vietnamese counterparts at the business forum and on Saturday he visited the construction of a new Škoda Auto factory and its local partner in Quang Ninh province.


20. 4. 2023

Prime Minister Fiala opened a Business Forum in Singapore and met with top constitutional officials

The third stop on the journey through Asia belonged to Singapore. Prime Minister Petr Fiala held talks with President Halimah Yacob, Parliament Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin and his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. The Prime Minister also opened the Czech-Singapore Business Forum and visited the Singapore Investment Fund GIC.


19. 4. 2023

Prime Minister Fiala met with President Joko Widodo in Indonesia

In Jakarta, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala held talks with President of the Republic of Indonesia Joke Widodo, met with his compatriots and attended a presentation on the construction of the new capital.


18. 4. 2023

Government Commissioner Lucie Fuková celebrated International Romani Day at the Castle. With President Pavel and Romani students

President Petr Pavel and his wife, Eva Pavlová, met with the Government Commissioner for Romani Minority Affairs, Lucie Fuková, and Romani students at Prague Castle. Together they celebrated International Romani Day (8 April). The Government Commissioner spoke about the history of Romani emancipation and the importance of education, President Pavel emphasised the need to break down prejudices, and students presented their stories. The Romani anthem was also sung for the first time at the Castle.


17. 4. 2023

Prime Minister Fiala held talks with President Marcos in Manila and supported Czech companies in the local market

On Monday, 17 April 2023, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala, began a business trip to Asia in Manila, Philippines. He and President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Jr. discussed the development of mutual cooperation and trade relations and supported joint projects in the defence industry. The Prime Minister also opened the Czech-Philippine Business Forum, which was attended by more than 100 representatives of companies from both countries, and paid tribute to the memory of José Rizal.


6. 4. 2023

Also this year, the Government Office will open its normally inaccessible buildings to the public

The popular Open Days of historical buildings managed by the Government Office will continue on selected weekends and public holidays in 2023. For the second year, the Straka Academy garden will also be open to the public on weekends.


6. 4. 2023

The Kellner Family Foundation donates CZK 500 million to build a cancer research centre in Motol, Prague

The Kellner Family Foundation has formally agreed with Motol University Hospital and the Ministry of Health to build a Scientific and Diagnostic Oncology Centre at the Motol Hospital grounds. The Foundation will donate CZK 500 million towards the project, CZK 300 million being allocated to the research facility’s construction and the remaining CZK 200 million for later use by the centre to support scientific research and to purchase equipment once the centre opens in spring, 2026. According to the agreement, the Ministry of Health will provide CZK 240 million from its own resources to purchase the centre’s instruments and internal equipment. The agreement also includes a commitment that the research centre may use the memory of Petr Kellner’s name in commemoration.


3. 4. 2023

Members of the Government met with their Slovak counterparts. They discussed regional cooperation and energy security

Energy security, support and reconstruction of Ukraine and regional relations. These are just some of the topics discussed by the Czech and Slovak government representatives at the bilateral meeting. The joint meeting in a closer format, which took place on Monday, 3 April 2023 in Trenčín, Slovakia, was historically the eighth joint meeting of government representatives of the two countries.