The European Commission (EC) will give EUR 7.4 billion from the EU fund worth EUR 37.3 billion as part of a package of measures aimed at alleviating the impact of the epidemic on Poland's economy.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has arrived in Brussels on Thursday to take part in an extraordinary EU summit devoted to the bloc's 2021-2027 budget.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will visit Brussels on Thursday to meet with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and with President of the European Council Charles Michel, the Polish PM's Office reported on Tuesday.
The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen told the Italian daily "La Repubblica" that she has the promise of the Polish government that in the summer it will get involved in work towards climate neutrality.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said at a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday that EU member states have varying starting points on the path to climate neutrality, citing Poland, which still relies on fossil fuels.
The pace in which the EU states attain climate neutrality must be differentiated according to the level of their economic development, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday in Brussels before the opening of the EU summit.
Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski has been named a candidate for EC commissioner for agriculture. The incoming head of the EC named her 27-strong team on Tuesday.
Janusz Wojciechowski, Poland's candidate for EU commissioner, said he was pleased with his Wednesday meeting with designated EC President Ursula von der Leyen.
The EU agriculture commissioner's chair will almost certainly go to Poland, government spokesperson Piotr Muller said in a TV interview on Tuesday.
Krzysztof Szczerski, Poland's official candidate for an EU commissioner, has said he is ready for talks with European Commission president-elect, Ursula von der Leyen. Szczerski expects the conversation will focus on an EU policy section ascribed to Poland.