Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addressing the Sejm (lower house) on Thursday said that if opposition MPs had enough votes, then they should recall the government or stop festering and inventing alternative subjects.
The government has passed a resolution that approves a report on the implementation of the 2019 budget, the Finance Ministry announced on Friday, adding that the budget closed with a PLN 13.7 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) deficit. .
Fourteen Polish airports are entitled to receive support under the government's anti-crisis programme, with the total amount of subsidies reaching PLN 142 mln (EUR 31.42 mln), Deputy Infrastructure Minister Marcin Horala told a Friday press conference.
Fifty-seven percent of Polish companies have received government aid so far, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday.
The Polish government rubberstamped a new package of measures on Thursday intended to help Polish companies weather the coronavirus crisis and prevent hostile takeovers of Polish businesses whose valuation has dropped in the economic downturn.
Poland's government has decided to extend border controls for another 30 days, until June 12, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Polish government sold bonds worth over PLN 5.4 billion (EUR 1.2 bln) in April, Deputy Finance Minister Pawel Nowak wrote on Wednesday.
In an online press conference PM Mateusz Morawiecki unveiled the government’s step-by-step plan to getting the country out of lockdown saying that restaurants could reopen soon. But he warned that shopping centre food courts and on-site catering services would remain closed, fitness clubs, recreational areas and cinemas located in shopping centres will also remain closed and hotel restaurants and recreational areas will remain shut.
The Polish economy will contract by 3.4 percent in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Polish government predicted in an updated Convergence Programme, an EU-required fiscal plan for the next three years.
The Polish government on Wednesday or Thursday will announce its first decisions on loosening the coronavirus restrictions that are in place, government spokesperson Piotr Muller told Polish Radio Three on Tuesday.