Press Advisories

14. 10. 2020

Government approves programmes to help affected businesses and employers and to support culture and professional sports

At an extraordinary meeting held on Wednesday, 14 October 2020, the government of Andrej Babiš approved several subsidy programmes and other proposals by which it wants to support businesses and employers in the sectors hardest hit by the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. It also discussed several important documents that relate to the drawing of European subsidies.


13. 10. 2020

Government to tighten preventative measures from Wednesday and send protective equipment to disabled pensioners

There will be a further tightening of the anti-epidemic measures in the Czech Republic from Wednesday, 14 October. Their scope was approved by the government of Andrej Babiš at the meeting on Monday, 12 October 2020. It also decided to release 190 000 FFP2 respirators and a million masks from the state reserves for severely handicapped persons and it also approved the release of up to 205 million crowns for the purchase of remdesivir.


8. 10. 2020

Due to the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, government to limit sporting, cultural and social events, the activities of public authorities and schools

At an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 8 October 2020, the government of Andrej Babiš approved another package of crisis measures in response to unfavourable developments in the epidemic and to the growing number of those infected with the Covid-19 disease. In two waves, starting from 9 and 12 October, it will limit and then completely ban, among other things, sporting, cultural and other leisure events, and will limit the activities of public authorities, schools and restaurant opening hours. It is proposing extraordinary care allowance conditions for parents who have to stay at home due to school closures or the quarantine of a child.


30. 9. 2020

The government has declared a 30-day state of emergency in the Czech Republic starting on Monday, with restrictions on mass-attendance events

On Monday 5 October 2020 the Czech Republic will come under a state of emergency. Andrej Babiš’s government made the decision at an extraordinary session on Wednesday 30 September 2020. Monday will also mark the start of a crisis measure under which the government restricts mass-attendance events.


30. 9. 2020

Speech by Prime Minister Andrej Babiš at the UN Summit on Biodiversity

Statement of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš on behalf of the Czech Republic.


25. 9. 2020

Andrej Babis speech at UN General Assembly

Statement by Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš on the ocasion of the General Debate of the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations.


23. 9. 2020

23 - 24 September 2020: The Second Year of the Prague 5G Security Conference

The second Prague 5G Security Conference will take place on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September 2020. Due to the epidemic situation, it will take place virtually. The opening and closing of the conference are open to the public and the media.


31. 8. 2020

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš discusses future of Europe post-Brexit and the pandemic in Bled, also addressing the impact of COVID-19 with partners

On Monday 31 August 2020, PM Andrej Babiš attended a discussion as part of the 15th Bled Strategic Forum. Representatives of the attending countries and institutions discussed the future of Europe following the UK's departure from the European Union, also spending time exchanging experiences that the fight against the coronavirus pandemic has brought.


21. 8. 2020

PM Babiš discusses cooperation on science and research with Saxon Premier Kretschmer

On Friday 21 August 2020, PM Andrej Babiš held talks with the premier of the Free State of Saxony on cooperation in the field of science and research. Together they visited the Regional Research Library, the Technical University in Liberec and the Ještěd national cultural monument.