Locked content Duda signs new pharmacy ownership law

Despite protests, President Andrzej Duda signed a law which will restrict right to open a pharmacy only to professional pharmacists. The new regulations also impose geographic and demographic limits on a number of such facilities. After the bill goes into force, a permit to run a pharmacy will only ...

Locked content Duda proposes next year’s Independence Day date for referendum

President Andrzej Duda, suggested that the constitutional referendum should take place on next year’s Independence Day – November 11. “I will soon appoint a plenipotentiary for the constitutional referendum,” Duda said in an interview with wSieci weekly. “I would like that for the first time s...

Locked content Duda: We want to invest in Africa

President Andrzej Duda, went to Ethiopia to boost Polish trade on the African continent. During his visit he spoke at the African Union Forum summit.”We are open to friendly cooperation as partners, offering our extensive experience, among other things in economic transformation. We want to invest i...

President, PM congratulates Macron on election win

Polish President Andrzej Duda, and PM Beata Szydło sent their congratulations to the newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron. “Mr President, please accept all the best wishes of success and prosperity to you personally and to France, as well as the French Nation under your leadership,” Duda s...

Locked content Duda spokesman resigns

Marek Magierowski, who was President’s Andrzej Duda press secretary resigned on Friday, citing personal reasons. According to media reports, he left as a result of in-fighting inside the President’s Palace, between various fractions. According to information, obtained by Newsweek weekly, the preside...

Locked content Duda: Macron will have to regain Poland’s trust

If Emmanuel Macron wins the presidential election in France, he will have to work on getting back Poland’s trust, Polish President Andrzej Duda said. Macron has been criticized by Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) officials after he called PiS leader Jarosław Kaczyński “Putin and Le Pen ally,” h...

Locked content Duda calls for referendum on constitution

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda said that he wants to ask the nation next year, whether it wants to change its 20-year old constitution, without proposing any changes at this moment. “It’s time for a serious constitutional debate, not just with politicians but with the whole of the nation,” Du...

Locked content PM, president approval on the rise

According to TNS Kantar poll, the approval ratings of the government, PM Beata Szydło, and President Andrzej Duda, have gone up in April. As many as 49 percent of the respondents approve President Andrzej Duda politics, while 42 percent disapprove. In March the figures stood at 44 and 45 percent res...

Locked content Paul Ryan to visit Warsaw on Friday

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, will visit Warsaw on Friday and meet with President Andrzej Duda, and PM Beata Szydło. The talks will focus on transatlantic cooperation, and the visa waiver program, which Poland has been trying to be a part of for years. According to Duda advisor Krzy...

Locked content Tusk and Duda tie in a presidential poll

According to a poll conducted by IPSOS, Donald Tusk would get 50.1 percent of the votes, while Andrzej Duda could enjoy 49.9 percent support, if both politician would square off in the second round of presidential elections. In other potential scenarios, Duda would beat his political woes. Matched a...