At the press conference at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister on Thursday, the Prime Minister officially presented Mateusz Morawiecki as the new Minister of Finance.
These are systemic, structural changes, said Prime Minister Beata Szydło on the appointment of Deputy Prime Minister Morawiecki. She emphasized that the Responsible Development Plan that he prepared would
have the priority and a green light, while all ministries dealing with economy must begin its intensive implementation. The Prime Minister said that modern thinking about development and the economy was a project implemented by her entire government and the Law and Justice parliamentary club, as well as the fulfilment of the promises made during the election campaign.
Today the time has come to make it happen, she added.
First official meeting of the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers to take place on Friday
Prime Minister Beata Szydło informed that the Ordinance establishing the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers would be signed on Thursday and the Committee would be headed by Deputy Prime Minister Morawiecki. The first official meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday.
As you see, the intensive work has started and I can assure you that we will continue to work earnestly until the end of our term in office, stressed Prime Minister Beata Szydło.
Minister Morawiecki assumed a great responsibility. This will be a great burden and work requiring relentless determination. I hope that he will face up to the task and soon we will be able to inform you about subsequent projects implemented by our government, she added.
Strong centre coordinating the economic policy
Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Prime Minister Beata Szydło for her trust.
I want to achieve the best coordination of economic policy, this is how I understand this mission, emphasised the Deputy Prime Minister. He also declared sustainability of public finance and keeping the budget deficit below 3%. It will be one of the lowest in the EU.
It is also my commitment to fulfil the promises Law and Justice made during the election and not to exceed this budget, said Deputy Prime Minister Morawiecki.
The Minister of Economic Development and Finance announced that he wanted to lead to shifts of funds towards innovative investment. He emphasised that by coordinating the economic policy and the work of many ministries at the level of the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers their full independence would be maintained. Actions of the Committee are supposed to lead to enhanced cohesion of, inter alia, financial, development, investment and labour markets.