Volunteer firefighters from southern Poland have collected money for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Kosciuszko National Park in Australia. This was the "Think globally, act locally" principle in action, said President Andrzej Duda on Thursday.
The Polish Senate, in a resolution adopted by the upper house of parliament on Friday, expressed its solidarity with the Australian people, who have been fighting catastrophic fires for months.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki posted on Facebook that he had been in contact with the Australian PM Scott Morrison and said that if Poland’s special firefighters were needed “they will leave immediately to help our friends in Australia.”
A country which closes down its agencies around the world, regresses, a country which opens them, makes progress, said Polish President Andrzej Duda during the official opening of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) office on Tuesday in Sydney.
On the second day of his visit to Australia, President Andrzej Duda, during a Sunday meeting with representatives of the Polish community in Keysborough near Melbourne, thanked them for cultivating the Polish spirit and promoting the good image of Poland.
President Andrzej Duda pointed out two reasons for his current visit to Australia - the desire to meet with compatriots living there and to develop international cooperation with the country.
Security, including talks regarding the purchase of missile frigates, will be among the key subjects of Polish President Andrzej Duda's visit to Australia, PAP was told on Tuesday by the head of the National Security office (BBN), Paweł Soloch.
Poland has voiced its support for an EU-Australia free trade agreement. Deputy FM Marek Magierowski expressed hope it will bring the EU as well as Poland numerous economic benefits, the Polish Foreign Ministry wrote in a Thursday press release.