Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic has been discharged from the hospital in Prague after an intensive eight-day admission to ensure his diabetic neuropathy is under check.
Jiri Ovcacek, his spokesperson mentioned he was admitted on the 14th of September due to a feeling of exhaustion and dehydration which is suspected to have occurred as a result of his public service duty.
Reports from the Military University Hospital affirmed to reporters that the president had left the hospital in the morning of Wednesday.
With the assurance that the president had left for his residence which was on the west side of Prague, the president’s spokesperson reported that the head of state would return to presiding over meetings in the afternoon.
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In addition to this, the president will have to appoint a prime minister following a general election due on the 8th and 9th of October.
There are speculations that the president’s friend and wealthy Prime Minister Andrej Babis leading the populist movement that hopes to win the forthcoming election may not achieve coalition partners, so as to make a majority government even if they won the election.
The populist movement, however, is said to have topped opinion polls.
President Zeman who is from the left-wing had been hospitalised for 4 days back in 2019 due to health issues.
The president who is fond of smoking and drinking a lot and has been constrained to a wheelchair since 2021, is also reported to have a hearing disability and diabetic neuropathy.
Czech’s president is known to be quite close to rulers from China and Russia.