Government adopts draft law on PPK pension scheme

The Council of Ministers has adopted a draft law on employee capital pension plans (PPK), said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The Prime Minister stressed that within 10 years the state will pay about PLN 35 billion to Poles in the PPK scheme.

Is PLN 103 bln enough to tackle smog in Poland?

Poland claims the unflattering title of the smoggiest country in Europe. While the Government has pledged serious money to fight it, coal standard regulations seem to be counter-productive. And while Poles wait for the heating system subsidies to roll out, millions of outdated, fuming furnaces will ...

Polish-Jewish declaration on WW2 crimes signed

PM Mateusz Morawiecki and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanjahu signed a joint Polish-Jewish declaration condemning any form of antisemitism and other negative national stereotypes, including referring to Nazi concentration camps of the Second World War as “Polish concentration camps.”

Locked content Morawiecki: too early for Poland to join the euro zone

“It is still too early to join Poland in the euro zone,” PM Mateusz Morawiecki said. According to him, it will be possible to consider joining the euro zone when wages in Poland reach 70-80 percent of German wages. “A country that is catching up, such as Poland, perhaps in the future should join the...

Locked content President and PM with lower support in May

In May 42 percent of Poles evaluated Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s work positively, according to the poll conducted by Kantar Public. This is by 4 percentage points less than in April. The percentage of negative opinion about his work grew by 5 points to 37 percent (25 percent – ra...

Locked content Fuel prices growth not caused by Polish policies – Morawiecki

Slightly higher fuel prices have no connection with what happens in Polish politics, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.  He added that fuel prices are influenced by, among others situation in the Middle East. Prime Minister underscored that fuel prices depend  “one hundred percent” ...

Locked content PM: Poland is less dependent on EU funds

The Polish economy will depend less and less on EU funds, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stated. “We have a misconception that our economy depends on EU funds,” Morawiecki said answering the question about Poland possibly receiving less money from the next EU budget. He added that Pol...

Locked content Government planning construction of 22 bridges in Poland

The Polish Government is planning to build 22 bridges, including on the Vistula, Oder, Bug and Narew rivers, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has announced. “We want to create opportunities for development for smaller regions, and here bridges are especially needed,” said Morawiecki. Mi...