Session of the team which deals with preparation of Pope Francis’s visit to Poland and support of organisation of the World Youth Day in Kraków

On Friday, 27 March 2015, the first session of the team, appointed by the Prime Minister, which deals with preparation of His Holiness Pope Francis’s visit to the Republic of Poland in 2016 and support of organisation of the World Youth Day - Kraków 2016.

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The meeting was also attended by representatives of Małopolskie Province Assembly, President of the City of Kraków and Kraków Archdiocese Episcopacy Committee of Poland.

The team members discussed a preliminary plan of actions concerning the preparation and protection of the Pope Frincis’s visit. In addition, rules of cooperation between representatives of central and local government as well as church administration in this respect were agreed.

Two working groups which will carry our specific tasks were established:

  • The group for security, transport, logistics and health care - headed by Małopolskie Province Governor.
  • The group for media coverage, event promotion, Poland’s touristic assets, Polish companies and products - headed by the Minister of State Treasury.

The next meeting of the team will take place on 28 April 2015. By that time, the members of the above-mentioned groups are expected to prepare preliminary solutions of the problems identified.

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