Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki won a confidence vote in Sejm, the lower house of the Polish Parliament on Wednesday.
The motion was backed by 231 members of parliament from the 460-seat lower house, while 181 against and 2 abstained from vote.
Morawiecki filed a motion for confidence vote himself, to achieve the Sejm’s opinion whether his government should continue the program of reforms and an assessment of the government’s action so far.
According to him, it was important due to the upcoming meeting of the European Council scheduled for Thursday and Friday, when he is going to attend.
In his speech before the vote, Morawiecki summed up the three years of Law and Justice’s rule and emphasized that various international institutions have expressed positive opinions about Poland.
Morawiecki thus outrun the non-confidence motion, filed by the opposition party Civic Platform (PO), which, according to the Sejm’s agenda, should be discussed on Friday.