Germany's new ambassador to Poland, Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven, presented his credentials on Tuesday to Polish President Andrzej Duda, the final procedure before starting his diplomatic mission.
Polish President Andrzej Duda handed general-rank nominations to 13 officers during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on the eve of Polish Army Day and the centenary of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Polish forces halted a Europe-advancing Red Army.
From this year on commemorations of the outbreak of WWII will be held by the Polish Army and not, as until now, by the authorities of the northern city of Gdansk, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday.
During Saturday ceremonies in Warsaw marking Police Day, President Andrzej Duda thanked Polish police officers for their actions in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Friday that this year's observances of the outbreak of WWll will be organised by the Polish Army on September 1 at Westerplatte, northern Poland.
Polish issues were missing at German ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II, PAP was told by Hanna Radziejowska, head of the Pilecki Institute in Berlin, a Polish government history facility.
The President's Office never presented the agenda of the ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Polish presidential plane crash, Blazej Spychalski, spokesperson for President Andrzej Duda, told PAP on Friday, commenting on a Reuters report.
President Andrzej Duda, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and other high officials attended Sunday's National Cursed Soldiers Remembrance Day observations in Warsaw's Piłsudskiego Square.
The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald Lauder, is to deliver a speech at ceremonies marking the 75th liberation anniversary of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, to be held at the camp's former site in southern Poland.
Ceremonies marking the 101st anniversary of the Wielkopolskie Uprising, in which Poles regained territory from the Germans after World War I, were held in Poznan, capital of the western Wielkopolskie province, on Saturday.