Funeral Mass for late Gdańsk mayor at noon on Saturday

A funeral Mass for the late Gdańsk mayor will take place at the St Mary's Basilica in the Baltic city at noon on Saturday.

The casket with the body of the late Paweł Adamowicz will lie in state for 24 hours at the European Solidarity Centre as of 5:00 p.m. Thursday. Saturday's funeral is being organised by the city of Gdańsk with the participation of the Adamowicz family, according to the acting Gdańsk mayor.

Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz passed away on Monday in the Medical University Clinic, in the Baltic port city of Gdańsk, where he was transferred on Sunday shortly after a knife attack during the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity finale.