The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a EUR 750 billion proposal to prop up economies battered by the coronavirus.
Of this, Poland is expected to receive EUR 63.8 billion in grants and loans amid the pandemic, the third-highest amount in the bloc, after Italy and Spain, Poland’s PAP news agency reported.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was quoted as saying that Poland had been a strong supporter of an “ambitious” budget for rebuilding Europe after the coronavirus disruption.
He added that the EU executive’s proposal was “proof that Poland’s voice is heard, taken into account and appreciated in Europe.”
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: "The recovery plan turns the immense challenge we face into an opportunity, not only by supporting the recovery but also by investing in our future."
The Polish prime minister last month called for a “new Marshall Plan” for Europe to aid the continent’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Source: PAP, ec.europa.eu
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