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Friday, 8 February 2019

President Duda addresses Polish Diaspora Congress in Miami

In a message sent to the participants of the 60 Million Congress - the Global Polonia Congress, which began in Miami in Florida on Friday, President Andrzej Duda expressed his hope that the event will strengthen Poland's economic cooperation with the US.


According to the Polish president, the congress can play a significant role in integrating the Polish diaspora in the USA, strengthening bonds between the Poles living in the US and their compatriots in the country and help them to undertake new business ventures together, Andrzej Duda wrote in a letter.


"I heritage, tradition, history and identity, but also common challenges crucial for the modern world."


"After all, we are united by national heritage, tradition, history and identity, but at the same time by common challenges crucial for the modern world," the Polish president wrote.


The fourth edition of the Congress was attended by over 200 people, including leading activists of the Polish diaspora from all over the United States. Among the gathered were the presidents of major Polonia organisations, such as the Polish-Slavic Federal Credit Union in New York and the Copernicus Foundation from Chicago.


The Polish authorities were represented by Polish government's international dialogue commissioner, Senator Anna Maria Anders and the Deputy Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways Grzegorz Witkowski, among other officials. (PAP)

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