The Polish government is earmarking nearly PLN 3 bln for development and relief efforts in other countries, said Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Michał Woś on Wednesday.
Scores of firefighters battled the blaze 100 metres above the ground for hours in a dramatic operation to save the building.
Poland's southern city of Krakow is, after Warsaw, the most developed metropolis in the country, said experts from the PwC consulting company in a report presenting the condition of Polish cities.
The situation in Poland compares well to that in other EU countries: at the end of 2018, its Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) was 107.8, according to Eurostat, just above the EU-28 average of 107.6 and higher than in countries including France, Italy and Britain. A year earlier, it had been below the EU average.
Technology geniuses used to emigrate but today they may thrive in Poland, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said at the Impact 2018 congress in the southern city of Kraków on Wednesday.
"We want a Poland of development, not of stagnation; we want a Poland that remembers its roots, not a Poland that cuts itself off from its history," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday at a meeting with residents of Wrocław (southwestern Poland).
The Eastern Poland Development Programme 2007-2013 has been closed, accounts settled and the European Commission has agreed the final payment, nearly EUR 120 million, to be transferred to the state budget, the Investment and Development Ministry said on Tuesday.