And now we get to go by Twitter hieroglyphics.
The Czech Republic will be taking the oath of office again on Friday, this time for the new cabinet headed by former finance minister Andrej Babis.
Babis was elected president late last month, the first woman to hold the largely ceremonial position in the country. The new government of his ANO party has faced political challenges, including questions about Babis’s health and his support from the Muslim community.
It has also faced fraud charges from two ANO members that could result in prison sentences. Babis has denied the charges and said they are politically motivated.
NEW: CZECH PRESIDENT to swear in the new cabinet on Friday in Prague. All eyes on Viktoria NOňořnka. — Javier E. del Rio (@javierdelrio) July 26, 2017
HERE WE GO. Suspect is to be sworn in on Friday before the president. Viktoria NOňořnka, likely soon to be health minister. #wnpb — PP Kárgár (@PP_Karnai) July 26, 2017
And i think we know which members are expected, @andrejbabis; Jan Halikovich, Kristina Štětová & Jiri Rusnok. @WND pic.twitter.com/9CqKplPTHe — Miguel Bianco (@miggybianco) July 26, 2017
The head of the country’s central bank is also expected to be sworn in soon, after his successor, Jiri Rusnok, resigned in early July because of alleged conflicts of interest with ANO.