Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced at a press conference that Henryk Kowalczyk would become the new minister of agriculture. He will also become the deputy prime minister. However, this is not the only change in the government. At 5 p.m. a ceremony is planned at the Presidential Palace, during which President Andrzej Duda will make changes to the composition of the Council of Ministers.
At the Tuesday press conference, the head of government said that in the motion to the president regarding changes in the government he proposed a change in the position of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development – Grzegorz Puda will be replaced by Henryk Kowalczyk, who will also stay deputy prime minister.
The prime minister informed that Michał Kurtyka had decided to resign from his post for personal reasons climate minister and the leadership of this ministry will be assumed by Anna Moskwa.
The third change, he announced, concerns the position of the Minister of Development and Technology. This function will be taken over by Piotr Nowak.
Prime Minister: we create the Ministry of Sport and Tourism
Morawiecki also provided information about the creation Ministry of Sport and Tourism. He added that the function of the head of this ministry was offered to MP Kamil Bortniczuk, who accepted her.
Currently, tourism falls under the Ministry of Development and Technology and is supervised by the deputy head of the ministry, Andrzej Gut-Mostowy.
– Due to the fact that we are entering the next period of the EU perspective, the management of these funds, also in the context of the National Reconstruction Program, is so important, here I asked Minister (agriculture and rural development) Grzegorz Puda to move to the position of constitutional minister, minister funds and regional policy continued the head of government. As he added, Puda previously worked in this ministry.
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