The director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has said that Poland has become one of the most important agricultural producers.
Poland's food supply is safe despite the Russia-Ukraine war because Poland, as part of Europe, produces more than it needs, the Polish agriculture minister said on Thursday.
Poland will send food aid to Ukraine through charity organisations and government sources, Henryk Kowalczyk the agriculture minister, told PAP on Tuesday following a telephone conversation with the agriculture minister of Ukraine.
Poland could gain permission from the European Commission (EC) to introduce a temporary zero-VAT rate on food items, the Polish agriculture minister said on Friday.
Total taxes in Poland will be clearly lower after the government's New Deal reform package, but high-earners will start paying more, said the head of the lower house's Public Finance Committee.
Kazimierz Moskal, deputy chair of the Sejm (lower house) Education, Science and Youth Affairs Committee, is the 15th member of ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) to be suspended for voting against new animal protection laws, PiS MP Krzysztof Sobolewski said on Friday.
The Polish government hopes its Clean Air programme will contribute to a significant reduction in energy use and CO2 emissions. At the COP24 Climate Summit in Katowice (southern Poland), financing was announced for building thermomodernisation from Jan. 2019.
Poland is ready for the COP24 climate conference, Environment Minister Henryk Kowalczyk said on Tuesday in Warsaw. Kowalczyk said preparations for the meeting, scheduled on December 2-14 in the southern-Polish city of Katowice, had been a major organisational challenge.
An expert team for the Białowieża Forest is being set up, Polish Environment Minister Henryk Kowalczyk announced on Thursday, expressing his hope that "it will work out a protection plan for the forest."