Prime minister says Poland needs dialogue for strong Silesia

Summing up the discussions, Morawiecki said that the scope of implemented and prepared infrastructure investments in the Silesian province is impressive. Andrzej Grygiel/PAP

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended a meeting on Wednesday in Katowice, southern Poland, of the parliamentary group for the Silesian province, and said the government wants to cooperate with all local entities and trade unions to pursue a strong Silesia.

Morawiecki noted that transport infrastructure investments are crucial for energy transformation. He declared that the Silesian province will receive the largest funds for road investments, in order to attract foreign investors and develop the region.

In his opinion, this development could be achieved by closer cooperation between the government and local governments and by minimising the differences of opinion on development and challenges such as economic transformation.

He also pointed to the key role of human potential. "We want to work together, the government, local government, economic circles, the economic zone, trade unionists, labour groups, in a dialogue with ordinary people to build a strong Silesia, because there is no strong Poland without a strong Silesia," the PM said.

In the prime minister's opinion, development of Silesian transport is essential because the population density is very high, and this should be translated into better and more effective transport.

Summing up the discussions, Morawiecki said that the scope of implemented and prepared infrastructure investments in the Silesian province is impressive. He gave thanks for the cooperation of the central bodies and local-government authorities of the province.

Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk, who also attended the meeting, said that Poles deserve modern communication infrastructure and noted that such investments are also being implemented in the Silesian province.