Final exams for students ending lower secondary schools, or gimnazjums, have been going on peacefully and in accordance with the law and procedures, Polish Education Minister Anna Zalewska said on Wednesday afternoon.
State ceremonies marking the anniversary, in Warsaw, included, among other observances, a Holy Mass, a reading of the names of the 96 victims in front of the Presidential Palace, and the laying of flowers at the monuments of President Lech Kaczyński and the Victims of the Smolensk 2010 Catastrophe.
Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański said in Luxembourg on Tuesday that a Brexit delay until June 30 would mean the necessity for the UK to conduct European elections, while the further postponement would demand clear rules of cooperation.
By Monday noon, 48.5 percent of schools and kindergartens in Poland were taking part in the strike proclaimed by the Polish Teachers' Union (ZNP) and the Trade Unions' Forum (FZZ), the deputy Education Minister, Maciej Kopeć, announced.
One of the first cities in Europe to enforce the EU’s May 1st plastics ban, Wałbrzych’s move not only reflects broader European trends but is a timely response to its local situation which sees inhabitants generate about five 1m3 cubes’ worth of plastic waste per day, each weighing roughly 200 kg.
President Andrzej Duda participated in the international conference 'On the Downfall of Communism. 1989 in Central and Eastern Europe' on Thursday in Warsaw, organised on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Polish Round Table Talks.
Thanks to the trans-Atlantic relations of countries which share similar values, NATO is the strongest alliance in history, wrote US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO.
Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, who attended a ministerial session on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of NATO, positively evaluated the speech delivered by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a joint session of US Congress on Wednesday.
The subject for discussion among the defence ministers of the Bucharest Nine countries making up the eastern flank of NATO will be their contribution to increasing the alliance's defence and deterrence capacity. The meeting will be led by Mariusz Błaszczak.
The annual capacity of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, north-west Poland is to reach 7.5 billion cubic metres of gas, government commissioner for strategic energy infrastructure Piotr Naimski said on Wednesday.