Minister of Finance Miroslav Kalousek of Czech Republic

Czech Minister of Finance Miroslav Kalousek joined the petition calling for an immediate end of persecution of Falun Gong in China.
According to media, Kalousek was the main culprit and benefactor of bribes(the failure to prosecute even obvious cases of corruption is typical in the country), though he was never officially accused or put before trial.
After stepping down Kalousek was forced to fight for his position in the party.
The party was in slow decline and Kalousek was seen as tough person not giving up seemingly lost case.
Kalousek Meets Darling to Discuss Czech Presidency Priorities 15 Jan 2009 15:19 GMT.
Kalousek Meets Darling to Discuss Czech Presidency Priorities Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek and British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling met in Prague today.
Although the Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said then that a bailout was not an option, he changed his mind recently.
financial help to glass group BCT Prague, Jan 13 (CTK) - Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said in a statement on Tuesday he does not rule out financial help to.
Prague - The Czech coalition government will end if the junior ruling Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) insist on replacing Miroslav Kalousek (KDU-CSL) as finance minister and on KDU-CSL head Jiri Cunek remaining in the cabinet, Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek (Civic Democrats, ODS) said.
The Czech Republic won an international arbitration with Indian steel giant ArcelorMittal over compensation for a minority share in the group's Czech steel mill, Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said Wednesday.
From Czech News Agency) PRAGUE, March 17 (CTK) - Chairman of the junior government Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) Miroslav Kalousek is another high- ranking Czech politician who has to explain the origin of the money he used to acquire property along with Prime Minister (senior government Social Democrats, CSSD) Stanislav Gross.
The media scandal around Kalousek was partly caused by his reluctance to explain who lent him money to build a house in south Bohemia and partly by.
English (en)franais (fr)Deutsch (de)E-mailPrintFocusBoard of GovernorsMiroslav Kalousek, new Governor for the Czech RepublicDate:18/04/2007Mr Miroslav Kalousek has been appointed Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic, succeeding Mr Vlastimil Tlust.
Born in 1960, Mr Kalousek is a graduate of the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague.
Speaking to reporters here, Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said the country can adopt the euro in 2013 at the earliest and would announce a euro entry target date on Nov 1 this year.
PRAGUE) - Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said Monday the country's public finance deficit this year could rise to 4.
Kalousek said in an interview for the Lidove noviny daily on Saturday the Czech economic growth could slow down to 4 percent next year against previously estimated 4.
PRAGUE (AFX) - Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said the country's public finance deficit this year could rise to 4.
We expect justified criticism because of this,' Kalousek said of the predicted deficit overshoot.
Kalousek said budget cuts being prepared by the centre-right government still counted on euro adoption by 2012.
Cunek told journalists that Kalousek was seeking the KDU-CSL's closer connection with the senior ruling Civic Democrats (ODS) of Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek while he wanted to preserve the party's character.
Kalousek has dismissed the allegation and told CTK today that he was only considering the two parties running on a joint list of candidates in the 2006 elections to the Chamber of Deputies.
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the sale, and not the industry department.
I acknowledged it,” Kalousek said in a statement, adding he would work to ensure a smooth handover of the ministry.
Miroslav Kalousek was born on December 17, 1960 in Tábor.
Mirek Topolánek and the Minister of Finance, Miroslav Kalousek is here together with me.
PRAGUE, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The Czech economy will grow by no less than 2 percent next year, although the gathering intensity of the economic crisis may cause that forecast to change, Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said on Saturday.
Kalousek said the intense economic turbulence made it extremely hard to make economic predictions.