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PiS Seeking to Oust PFR Chair; HealthMin Cautious on Lifting Restrictions



  • PiS leaders are reportedly seeking to oust chairman of state development fund PFR, Pawel Borys, amid broader efforts to dismiss close allies of PM Morawiecki.
  • PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski supposedly thinks that PFR, via its anti-crisis shields, supported "too many" firms connected with opposition party PO.
  • Anti-graft police CBA is said to be investigating the disbursement of aid.
  • PFR had requested for anti-corruption monitoring even before the first shield was launched.
  • HealthMin says Poland shouldn't reduce restrictions as "Covid risks remain very high, we have new mutations of virus and the situation in neighboring countries is getting worse".
  • Restrictions are due to be re-evaluated on 31 Jan
  • Unemployment data due 0900GMT exp at 6.2% vs 6.1% prior
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