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Czech PM accepts new finance minister to end government split |
18 May 2017

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Wednesday accepted the nomination of former Microsoft executive Ivan Pilný to be the new finance minister. Pilný belongs to the centrist ANO party, the ruling Social Democrats' coalition partner. He was the head of Microsoft's Czech operations in the 1990s and now leads the economic affairs committee in the lower house of parliament.