Discussion session with Lubomír Metnar, Minister of Defence
TOP HOTEL Prague – June 18, 2019
June 18th, Comenius organised a discussion with Czech Defence Minister, Lubomír Metnar. This meeting with the minister was a fascinating one with good attendance of those debating, and the minister well-prepared and knowledgeable about his department, with questions posed covering diverse topics. There was great interest in participating in the Round Table from all those invited.
The principal topics of the evening were equipping the Czech Army with new types of weapons including the project of combat operations robotisation. Amongst other matters, discussion focused on Czech industry’s involvement in the delivery of Czech Army supplies. There was also discussion of exporting Czech military equipment abroad and support for this from the Ministry of Defence. The head of Military Forests answered questions on the battle against bark beetle infestations.