Prime Minister Beata Szydło meets with Maków Mazowiecki’s inhabitants. #100dniNaPlus

“A commitment regarding free medicines for senior citizens made during the electoral campaign in Maków Mazowiecki was seen through to completion”, emphasized Prime Minister Beata Szydło. It was the sixth meeting of the Prime Minister with the Poles as part of the #100dniNaPlus tour.

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Photo: P. Tracz / Chancellery of the Prime Minister

Support for seniors

Prime Minister Beata Szydło said that the act on free medicines for senior citizens aged 75 and over is the first step to improve the situation of Polish senior citizens. She announced that the act will come into force in 2016.

During her meeting in Maków Mazowiecki the Prime Minister said that in 2016 retirees will be provided with a one-off allowance that should constitute financial support for the elderly. The head of the government also appreciated the work of the Third Age University being an important part of local communities.

Family as the government’s priority

The Prime Minister noted that at each meeting held today she has been told that the Family 500 plus program is very well received. She advised that the disbursements under the program will start as early as in vApril. That is real support, commented she. As Beata Szydło added, her government also allowed parents to decide when to send their children to school.

Support for entrepreneurs

The announcement regarding CIT for small- and medium-sized businesses being lowered to 15% was enthusiastically received by the participants of the meeting in Maków Mazowiecki. The draft act was submitted for consultations yesterday. The head of the government also talked about other tasks faced by her government which are related to creating new jobs and development programs. She declared that the Council of Ministers under her stewardship is going to introduce solutions allowing to facilitate Poland’s accelerated growth.

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