The Polish presidenial election will be held on May 10, Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek announced on Wednesday.
Polish Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elżbieta Witek has decided that a European Parliament (EP) mandate owed to Poland after Brexit will go to ruling Law and Justice's (PiS) MP Dominik Tarczyński, the Sejm Information Centre reported on Saturday.
Polish Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek in Warsaw on Tuesday met with Chairman of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis to discuss parliamentary cooperation, regional security and the development of cooperation between Central and East European countries.
European Commission (EC) Vice-President Vera Jourova, at a meeting with Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in Warsaw on Tuesday, told him that she sees a risk of linking EU budget decisions to the rule of law in each member state, Grodzki said.
Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, visited on Tuesday the site of the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland. Pelosi was accompanied by Polish Sejm (lower house) and Senate speakers.
Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek on Wednesday met with Poland's ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Adam Halacinski, to discuss the priorities within the organisation and Poland's upcoming OSCE presidency.
Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in a response to European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova's letter said that the Senate will scrutinise all bills that may jeopardise the rule of law, referring to a contested disciplinary bill passed on Friday.
Following a tragic gas explosion in Szczyrk, southern Poland, in which eight people were killed, expressions of sympathy were extended to families of the victims by top Polish politicians.
On the occasion of St. Barbara’s Day, Barbórka, the Day of Miners in Poland, Poland's top officials sent their good wishes to miners in all regions of Poland.
The Sejm (lower house of parliament) during its inaugural sitting on Tuesday elected Elżbieta Witek from the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) as Sejm speaker. She was the only candidate for the post.