Ukrainian citizens working in Poland, are an important subject, without which economic growth would have been lower. This column “a mirror of week” said the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki.
“Today Ukrainians in Poland do not have to worry about the legality of your stay. Documents, the validity of which ended during the state of the epidemic or threat outbreak status was extended until 30 days after its end in Poland,” he said.
According to Moravcova, now in Poland there are about a million Ukrainians.
“According to Ukrainian sources, in connection with the pandemic 175 thousand Ukrainians decided to return home. Remaining in Poland often continue to operate and transmit financial support to their families in Ukraine. According to the world Bank, money transfers to Ukraine in 2019 reached $16 billion, a Significant portion of this amount came from Poland. In this regard, my government issued a decree to the Polish consulates in Ukraine to resume accepting applications for a work visa. Thousands of Ukrainian citizens will be able to resume work in Poland,” he added.
In April, the Financial Times said that Polish companies are experiencing an acute shortage of manpower after the country because of the coronavirus pandemic left many Ukrainians.
The Ministry of social policy of Ukraine reported in 2019 that abroad on a permanent basis working more than 3.2 million. The Ukrainian Embassy in Poland estimated the number working in the country of Ukrainians 1.5 million people.