The head of Poland's National Security Bureau (BBN) has thanked Uzbekistan on behalf of President Andrzej Duda for the country's help in evacuating refugees from Afghanistan to Poland and donated coronavirus vaccines to Uzbekistan.
Poland will donate over 460,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Uzbekistan and Kenya, a deputy foreign minister announced on Friday.
So far, 12 Polish planes, carrying over 850 people in total, have flown out of Kabul to Poland, the evacuation of Afghans and other nationalities continues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted on Wednesday afternoon.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said: "We have evacuated Poles, people cooperating with us, from Kabul and Afghanistan to Uzbekistan.” He added: “A Dreamliner is flying from Poland to Afghanistan to transport the first 50 people to the country."
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Forgotten Force: Art and Memory’ the collages, sketches and paintings are a poignant artistic interpretation of an oral history project completed earlier this year by the Piłsudski Institute in which six Polish women recalled their wartime memories and their later lives as refugees.
Entitled ‘Fajna Ferajna w Indiach’ (Brave Bunch in India) and based on a true story, the film which premieres at Kraków Film Festival today follows the fate of 1,000 children deported to Siberia in 1940 and their eventual rescue after a surprising intervention from India.
During the expedition to the 2,500-year-old city in Uzbekistan, the computer science experts helped save the famous Sher Dor medres Muslim theological school using the state-of-the-art 3D scanners.