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    The President and the Prime Minister laid the ceremonial wreath together with Marshals by the tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    President Andrzej Duda together with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, the Marshal of Polish Parliament Elżbieta Witek, the Marshal of Senate Tomasz Grodzki and the Minister of National Defence Mariusz Błaszczak laid the ceremonial wreath by the tomb of the Unkown Soldier at midday on Wednesday, the 11th of November.

    The National Anthem was solemnly sung on the Piłsudski Square. There was also the ceremony of raising the National Flag. President Andrzej Duda has also laid the ceremonial wreath by the Marshal Piłsudski’s monument. 


    National Independence Day is a national day in Poland. It is celebrated on 11 November to commemorate the anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s sovereignty. This date is one on which Marshal Piłsudski assumed the control of Poland. Poland was under German, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires and in 1918 it became the Second Polish Republic. 

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