Poland to increase number of working visas for Ukrainians
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has announced Poland will increase the number of working visas for Ukrainians almost one and a half times, according to the TV news service TSN, which refers to a morning TV show, "Snidanok z 1+1".
This year the country plans to issue about 900,000 permits, he said.
Read alsoPoland’s Duda urges Ukraine leadership not to appoint to high positions officials with anti-Polish viewsLast year, Poland issued 1.3 million visas, including 650,000 with permits to work. The citizens of Ukraine who work in Poland annually send home almost EUR 5 billion in money remittances.
Poland was earlier reported to have announced that it would not accept new refugees because the number of Ukrainians living there was excessive.