A plaque commemorating leading anti-communist opposition activist and father of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was unveiled in Warsaw on Wednesday by the members of Fighting Solidarity union on the first anniversary of his death.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki in a Facebook post on Wednesday recalled his late father, 1980s radical anti-communist opposition leader Kornel Morawiecki, on the first anniversary of his death.
PM Morawiecki in an interview with Radio Rodzina in the western city of Wrocław on Saturday said that he would like the Belarusian people to join the family of free, democratic nations in Europe as soon as possible.
In a Monday Facebook post, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki gave thanks for the posthumous award given to his father, Kornel Morawiecki, in recognition of his anti-communist dissident activity.
The teenaged Morawiecki took part in large pro-democracy demonstrations in his home town of Wrocław.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki has expressed his gratitude to everyone who participated, on Saturday, in the funeral of his father, Kornel Morawiecki, an anti-communist activist, and founder and leader of the 1980s Fighting Solidarity union.
Kornel Morawiecki, who died last week after suffering from cancer, actively fought against the Communist state and was once one of Poland's most wanted men.
A funeral mass for Monday-deceased anti-communist activist and father of PM Mateusz Morawiecki began at noon on Saturday in the Polish Armed Forces' Field Cathedral in Warsaw. Attending the ceremony is President Andrzej Duda.
Senior Speaker of the Sejm Kornel Morawiecki, a former anti-communist leader and father of Poland's prime minister, is lying in state in the Polish Parliament building, in Warsaw.
Kornel Morawiecki, the anti-communist opposition activist, leader of Fighting Solidarity, Senior Speaker of the Sejm (lower house) and father of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, will be laid to rest at Warsaw's Powązki Military cemetery.