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.
Former Polish Interior Minister Elzbieta Witek was elected Sejm (lower house) speaker during a Friday vote.
Twenty-five hooligans have been detained and heard charges after violence erupted during the first LGBT march in Poland's eastern city of Białystok on Saturday, Deputy Interior Minister Jarosław Zieliński has said.