National Security Bureau (Poland)

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National Security Bureau
Biuro Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego
Agency overview
Formed 31 January 1991
Preceding Agency Ministry of the State for the National Security
Headquarters ul. Karowa 10,
Warsaw, Poland
52°14′37″N 21°1′8″E / 52.24361°N 21.01889°E / 52.24361; 21.01889
Agency executives Temporarily vacant, Head of NSB, Secretary of State
Witold Waszczykowski, Deputy Head of NSB
Zbigniew Nowek, Deputy Head of NSB
National Security Bureau's Headquarters in Warsaw

National Security Bureau (Polish: Biuro Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego, BBN) is a Polish government agency executing the tasks given by the President of the Republic of Poland regarding national security. The Bureau serves as the organizational support to the National Security Council.

The Chief of the National Security Bureau (Polish: Szef Biura Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego) answers to the President. Shortly after the creation of NSB (1991) it was a part of Office of the President of the Republic of Poland in place of the Ministry of State for the National Security, which it succeeded.

Heads of the National Security Bureau[edit]