Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the Sejm (lower house of parliament) on Friday that the government is preparing a PLN 50-milllion (EUR 11.3-million) aid package for Belarusians including facilitated entry and access to work in Poland.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted on Wednesday that having spoken by phone with the head of the Union of Poles in Belarus, Andżelika Borys, he had told her that Poland was ready to grant humanitarian aid to Poles in Belarus.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz on Wednesday held a telephone conversation with Lebanon's new minister of foreign affairs, Charbel Wehbe, to convey his condolences after the Beirut blast killed at least 135 people and injured nearly 5,000.
Poland’s State Fire Service says it has a team of around 50 trained personnel, including 39 rescuers with four dogs and a chemical rescue module ready to leave immediately following appeals for help from the Lebanese.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) passed on Friday a presidential draft law on granting financial benefits to Poles who were exiled or deported to the Soviet Union in the years 1939-56.
Culture Minister Piotr Gliński on Tuesday responded to opposition presidential candidate Rafał Trzaskowski's accusations that his ministry was not offering sufficient aid to artists under the coronavirus epidemic.
Polish authorities have donated 1,000 litres of disinfectants to Iraq for use in the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic, NATO has announced. Earlier, Poland had also sent 50,000 protective masks to Iraq.
Firefighters set off on Wednesday morning to Ukraine and Moldova carrying medical equipment from the Polish government worth PLN 3 million (EUR 674,000), with 12 lorries destined for Ukraine and four to Moldova, said Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński.
Polish companies received PLN 100 billion (EUR 22.46 billion), some 5 percent of the country’s GDP under the government anti-crisis shield scheme launched 100 days ago.
Polish military planes carrying protective gear for hospitals, doctors and nurses, has set off from Poland for Georgia and Armenia, while another plane with similar equipment is expected to reach Azerbaijan in coming days, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.