President Andrzej Duda inaugurated the first sitting of the Senate's 10th term of office on Tuesday afternoon.
Incumbent ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) and its junior partners won Sunday's parliamentary election and secured a ruling majority in the lower house of parliament, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said Monday evening announcing the official results of the vote.
Poland's ruling coalition United Right, led by the conservative but socially-oriented Law and Justice party (PiS), received 43.6 percent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, an Ipsos exit poll for public and private TV stations showed.
Poles are heading to the ballot box to elect 460 MPs and 100 senators for a four-year term in a total of 27,415 polling station which opened at 7 am in 41 electoral districts across the country, Wieslaw Kozielewicz, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) head said on Sunday.
Polish Senate (upper house) Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski met in the Senate building on Monday with the youth of Polish origin from Latvia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, as part of their ongoing 'Poland is in you' visit to Poland.
Poland's Senate (upper house) on Wednesday rejected a motion by President Andrzej Duda to hold a national referendum on the future Constitution.
The Polish Senate (upper house) on Friday night adopted a draft law on higher education and science, with amendments. Dubbed 'Bill 2.0,' the bill introduces the first comprehensive reform of Poland's scientific research system in more than 12 years.
I'm glad that young Poles living beyond the borders can come to the country of their ancestors - to their country; get to know the culture, history and forge friendships, Senate (upper house) Speaker Stanisław Karczewski said on Wednesday.