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Warsaw. Rafał Trzaskowski sworn in as the president of the capital

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During the first session of the new Warsaw Council, Rafał Trzaskowski was sworn in as the president of the capital for the second time. Earlier, the councilors took the oath. Ewa Malinowska-Grupińska (Civic Coalition) became the chairman of the council again.

The first session of the Warsaw Council of the new term was opened by senior councilor Anna Nehrebecka-Byczewska. The guests included: the Masovian Voivode, Mariusz Frankowski, and a friend of the President of Warsaw, the famous actor Michał Żebrowski. Members of the electoral commission and vice-presidents of the city were also present. Residents also came, most of whom are residents of the Przyjaźń estate, who want the city to sign permanent lease agreements with them.

After reading the attendance list, all newly elected councilors present took the oath.

The councilors elected a chairwoman

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Then, the chairman of the KO councilors' club, Jarosław Szostakowski, submitted a request to vote on the election of the chairman and his deputies before the oath of the president of Warsaw. The motion was accepted and the election of the new Council Presidium began. Szostakowski proposed Ewa Malinowska-Grupińska, who held this position in the previous term, as chairman.

In a secret ballot, with a vote of 46 for and 10 against, Malinowska-Grupińska was elected chairman and continued the meeting.

Then Rafał Trzaskowski took the oath and became the president of Warsaw for another term.

Ewa Malinowska-Grupińska elected chairman of the Warsaw Council UM Warsaw

“Good proposals have no political colors”

Trzaskowski emphasized that the choice is a great satisfaction, but also a huge obligation. – After five very difficult years, no one expected how difficult these years would be, how many crises we would face, the residents supported my current policy and already in the first round of voting gave me a mandate to continue the policy I pursued together with the Warsaw Council – he said.

– When it comes to changing Warsaw, it is very important to consider how to do it together. Because good proposals are not political. Good ideas are simply good ideas and it is worth talking about them, said the mayor of the capital.

He admitted that “the last five years have probably taught us all that we cannot guess what opportunities and challenges the city will face.” – We must be ready for any crises and take responsible actions. We must listen to each other and cooperate to turn Warsaw into the best city to live in. Because Warsaw has such aspirations, said Trzaskowski.

Mayor of Warsaw Rafał TrzaskowskiUM Warsaw

In the April local elections to the Warsaw Council, the Civic Coalition won the majority – 37 seats, Law and Justice – 15 seats, and the Left together with the Urban Movements – eight seats.

In the elections for the mayor of the capital, the mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski (KO), who was running for re-election, won in the first round of elections, winning 57.41%. votes

Main photo source: UM Warsaw

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