- July 20, 2019
Rally AWPL-ZChR: You are the hosts of this land
On Saturday in Bieliszki, the 19th Family Tourist Rally of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – the Union of Christian Families – gathers members and supporters of this party.
Party leader Waldemar Tomaszewski emphasized in his speech that the rally is at the same time a great post-election event after a difficult, triple, election battle. According to the politician, AWPL-ZChR was successful in the elections.
“In the Vilnius District we introduced 53 people to councils – most of all parties, which is a great advantage. And the Vilnius region is the largest region in Lithuania – every third citizen of our country lives here, 850,000 residents, and here – which is very important – 42 percent. GDP. This honorable first place obliges us” said Tomaszewski, emphasizing that places in councils and ruling positions in local governments are only a tool for program implementation and” helping people “.
“Our team was multinational, multicultural – that’s what our Vilnius homeland is like,” emphasized Tomaszewski, thanking the party members and supporters in Lithuanian, Russian and Belarusian.
Bogusław Rogalski, advisor to Waldemar Tomaszewski, also addressed the audience. “The March local government elections emphasized that you are the hosts of this land. The next election and your representative Waldemar Tomaszewski proved that he deserves to be called the president of the Vilnius region. He beats everyone unrivaled. These are very important events, because despite the logs thrown at your feet, you survived and united, you showed your great, great strength “- noted Rogalski.
Congratulation letters and greetings to participants of the meeting were sent by the President of Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński, Senate Deputy Marshal Maria Koc, President of the “Polish Community” Association Dariusz Piotr Bonisławski. The holiday was attended by former Polish ambassador in Lithuania Janusz Skolimowski, representatives of various Polish municipalities.
During the two days of the family gathering, its participants will take part in, among others, sports relays, a knowledge competition about the Vilnius region. The most beautiful farm will be selected.
Translated by Patrycja Polanowska within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.