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Get to know Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

POLAND is part of the EU and has been playing a huge role in the Russian-Ukraine conflict.

Leading many operations along with other members of the Government in بولندا is Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

Mateusz Morawiecki was elected as Prime Minister of Poland in 2017

Mateusz Morawiecki was elected as Prime Minister of Poland in 2017الإئتمان: AP

Who is Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki?

Mateusz Morawieckiborn on June 20, 1968 – was elected as Prime Minister of Poland in 2017.

The Morawiecki family has a distant ألمانية descent and the PM said that his aunts were Jewish and were rescued by non-Jews from the Holocaust.

He is an economist, a historian and a politician who got his education from several universities such as:

  • The University of Wroclaw
  • Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
  • Wroclaw University of Economics
  • University of Hamburg
  • University of Basel
  • Central كونيتيكت State University
  • Kellogg School of Management

His political career hit off in 2015, following a stint in banking.

He was appointed as both Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development in the Cabinet led by the Prime Minister at the time Beata Szydlo by Polish President Andrzej Duda.

في مارس 2016, Morawiecki announced that he joined the Law and Justice Party and later on September 28 he was appointed as Minister of Finance.

He looked over the budget, government finances, European Union funds and the overall Polish economic policy.

في ديسمبر 2017, Chairman of the Law and Justice party Jaroslaw Kaczynski declared that he had no confidence in Beata Szydlo anymore following a conflict with other EU leaders.

Szydlo later resigned and Morawiecki won the internal party approval to be nominated as her successor and became Prime Minister of Poland on December 11.

His first action was appointing Szydlo as his Deputy.

Is Mateusz Morawiecki married and how many children does he have?

Mateusz is married to his wife Iwona Morawiecka.

Together they have four children.

They have two daughters named Olga and Magdalena and two sons named Jeremiasz and Ignacy.

Does Poland have a Prime Minister and a President?

Poland has both a Prime Minister and a President.

Their Prime MinisterMateusz Morawieckiis the head of government and is responsible for policies created and decisions made in the Cabinet.

Meanwhile the PresidentAndrzej Dudais the head of state.

His role makes him the supreme commander of the army and he has the power to veto legislation passed by parliament.

He also has the power to dissolve parliament under specific conditions.

Presidential elections take place every five years.

Is Poland in NATO?

Poland joined the North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO) في 1999.

There were some concerns raised about Poland helping أوكرانيا as countries worried that Russia would eventually attack Poland, and hence part of Nato in the process.

في نوفمبر 16, 2022, Poland was hit with aRussian-mademissile that crashed in Poland killing two people.

The US intelligence initially claimed that the weapon was fired by روسياan act that would declare war on the West.

ومع ذلك, now US officials are suggesting that the missile was fired by Ukrainian forces at an incoming Russian one.

This was the first attack on Poland since the invasion took place in February.

Poland’s military is on high alert and so is Nato, now that one of its countries have been hit.