As of Friday, local governments can apply to the state development bank BGK for financing under the government's New Deal economic recovery plan, BGK has said.
The Polish prime minister has announced a PLN 200 billion (EUR 44.4 billion) road and rail infrastructure investment package as part of the Polish New Deal plan.
The government has rolled out a new road safety programme aimed at making the country’s highways and byways safer for their users.
The governments of Poland and Lithuania will support local authorities in their efforts to improve roads in their border regions, reads a letter of intent signed in Vilnius on Thursday by Ministers Andrzej Adamczyk and Jaroslav Narkevic, who are responsible for transport.
The government wants to spend an extra PLN 5.5 billion (EUR 1.25 billion) on COVID-19 pandemic countermeasures in 2020, according to a Wednesday press statement.
The Polish government will prepare a list of projects that could be financed under privileged loans from the EU, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.
Polish Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk declared on Saturday that the Via Carpathia route will be ready by the end of 2025. He made the statement in Niemce, south-eastern Poland, where he spoke about a tender for the construction of its new stretch.
President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday that large investments contributed to Poland's development. Duda made the statement on the construction site of the S-61 Via Baltica expressway in central Poland.
Advances of PLN 2 bln (EUR 439 mln) from the EU's Connecting Europe instrument will go to state rail carrier PKP, the General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways and sea port management firms, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy has announced.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday that Poland needs activities to stimulate the economy on many levels and that the Local Government Roads Fund is an element of the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.