Polish Briefing 13 December, 2017 9:00 am   
COMMENTS: Mateusz Gibała

Polish Briefing: There will be no reconstruction in energy and environment

What goes on in Poland on the 13th of December.

There will be no reconstruction in energy and environment. Tchórzewski and Szyszko stay

After designating Mateusz Morawiecki for prime minister, president Andrzej Duda appointed new – old ministers. Krzysztof Tchórzewski and Jan Szyszko, ministers of energy and environment, will keep their positions.

Despite the media speculations, fusion of energy and development ministries did not happen. Mateusz Morawiecki, designated for prime minister will remain the minister of finance and development.

Witold Waszczykowski, the minister of foreign affairs will keep his position, even though he was supposed to be replaced by Krzysztof Szczerski, head of president’s office.

Antoni Macierewicz will remain the minister of defense. According to media allegations, he could have been replaced by the minister of interior Mariusz Błaszczak.

Andrzej Adamczyk, the minister of construction and infrastructure will also keep his office.

Minister of maritime affairs and inland waterway transport Marek Gróbarczyk and the minister of digitalization Anna Streżyńska will keep their positions as well. Media informed that minister Streżyńska would lose her function and the ministry would be resolved. Her duties would be overtaken by the ministry of interior. These speculations did not become true.

Politics observers and media claim that the changes within the government may happen on the beginning of the next year.