The Sejm (lower house) on Tuesday rejected a part of the Senate's (upper house) amendments to a government-authored anti-crisis shield, a special act designed to aid enterprise in the face of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Poland has already covered 77 percent of its borrowing needs in 2020 and this means that it has some PLN 50 billion (EUR 11 billion) in extra liquidity, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told the Senate on Monday.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki, after a consultation with the Council of Elders, decided to change a Senate sitting on the government's anti-crisis shield from Tuesday to Monday, the Senate Information Centre (CIS) said on Saturday evening.
Poland's Senate (upper house) Speaker Tomasz Grodzki has told PAP that the upper chamber "will debate the anti-crisis package as soon as possible," and added that senators have to get acquainted with what they are to vote on.
The Senate on Thursday adopted a resolution marking the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Smolensk Air Disaster, which killed Poland's president, first lady, and over 80 top state and military officials.
The Senate (upper house) on Friday unanimously backed a special act introducing preventive measures against the spreading coronavirus. The act passed in a 74 to 0 vote with nine abstentions.
A meeting is planned for Monday evening between Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki and French President Emmanuel Macron, the Senate Information Centre (CIS)'s deputy director, Anna Godzwon, has informed PAP.
The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, is to meet Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki on a Tuesday stop-over en route to the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday, the Senate Information Centre has informed PAP.
The Polish Senate (upper house) on Friday unanimously backed a resolution protesting against Russian accusations of Poland's collaboration with Nazi Germany and complicity in the outbreak of World War Two.
The Polish Senate, in a resolution adopted by the upper house of parliament on Friday, expressed its solidarity with the Australian people, who have been fighting catastrophic fires for months.