Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, the presidential candidate of Poland's major opposition party Civic Platform (PO), can definitely count on his support, said former Polish PM Donald Tusk in an interview with the private radio broadcaster Radio Zet on Sunday.
Poland’s major opposition party Civic Platform (PO) on Saturday elected deputy parliamentary Speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska as its candidate for the country’s presidential elections in May of next year.
Outgoing European Council President and former Polish PM Donald Tusk said in Brussels on Friday that he plans to engage in Polish politics as soon as he finishes exercising his duties on December 1. He will also head the European People's Party (EPP).
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.
Poland's Sejm, the lower house of parliament, will hold an extraordinary sitting on Wednesday to debate a government bill aimed at curbing fires at rubbish dumps that have posed an environmental threat, Deputy Sejm Speaker Ryszard Terlecki announced on Saturday.