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Poland's new government sworn in


Poland's new government led by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was sworn in on Monday. Morawiecki's cabinet is now subject to approval by the country's lower house of parliament within the next two weeks.

In the afternoon, Morawiecki submitted a proposal to President Andrzej Duda for the formation of a new Council of Ministers. According to a government spokesperson, the cabinet includes experts who have not previously held political positions, as well as politicians specializing in specific areas.

In the new government, Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek will take charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while Mariusz Blaszczak remains the head of the Ministry of National Defense and Marlena Malag has become Minister of Development and Technology.

(Poland's President Andrzej Duda (C) poses with newly-appointed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (10R) and other new ministers for a family photo during a formal ceremony to present the new government at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, November 27, 2023. /CFP)

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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