Poland is at the forefront in terms of using European funds for the purposes of cohesion policy, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president told the Congress 590 business event in Warsaw on Wednesday.
The European Commission announced in a press statement on Friday that it had approved an investment of over EUR 234 million from the Cohesion Fund to modernise almost 117 km of the Skawina-Zakopane railway line in southern Poland.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki, on Wednesday, in his report to the Sejm (lower house) on the results of the marathon EU summit, said that Poland was the biggest beneficiary of the Cohesion Fund, while the agreed upon EU budget raises Poland's chances for a golden decade.
Poland will be the biggest beneficiary from the EU's cohesion fund under the bloc's 2021-27 budget, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told the parliament on Wednesday, a day after he returned from marathon negotiations in Brussels.
Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz paid a Friday visit to Lisbon where he met with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva to conclude that the two countries have many common political goals, including those related to the next EU budget
Poland and its regional neighbours fear the EC's Wednesday proposed European Green Deal project will force cuts in cohesion and agricultural funding, PAP learnt from Polish diplomatic sources.
Over EUR 255 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is invested in the construction of a highway section between the cities of Nowe Marzy, Świecie and Bydgoszcz, in Centre-North Poland, along the S5 expressway, the European Commission wrote on Thursday.