Ministry of Sport and Tourism (Poland)

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Ministry of Sport and Tourism
Ministerstwo Sportu i Turystyki
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Official governmental wall plaque
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Ministerial logotype
Agency overview
Headquarters ul. Senatorska 14, Warsaw
Agency executive
  • Witold Bańka, Minister of Sport and Tourism
  • , First Deputy Minister
Parent agency Council of Ministers
The seat of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism is today the Blanka Palace in Central Warsaw

Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland was created on August 23, 2005 by decision of the Council of Ministers under then-Prime Minister Marek Belka.

It was renamed on July 23, 2007 when tourism was placed under ministry authority.

Ministry goals:

  • Overseeing sport clubs
  • Matters related to sport
  • Matters related to tourism

State-controlled Polska Konfederacja Sportu (Polish Sport Union) became integral part of the ministry.

List of ministers[edit]

Ministers of Sport (2005–2007)[edit]

No. Name Term of Office Party Served under
1 Marek Belka September 1, 2005October 31, 2005 Independent Marek Belka
2 Tomasz Lipiec October 31, 2005July 9, 2007 Law and Justice Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Jarosław Kaczyński
Jarosław Kaczyński (acting) July 9, 2007July 23, 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński

Ministers of Sport and Tourism (2007–present)[edit]

No. Name Term of Office Party Served under
1 Elżbieta Jakubiak July 23, 2007November 16, 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
2 Mirosław Drzewiecki November 16, 2007October 13, 2009 Civic Platform Donald Tusk
3 Adam Giersz October 14, 2009November 17, 2011 Independent Donald Tusk
4 Joanna Mucha November 18, 2011November 27, 2013 Civic Platform Donald Tusk
5 Andrzej Biernat November 27, 2013November 16, 2015 Civic Platform Donald Tusk, Ewa Kopacz
6 Witold Bańka November 16, 2015 - present Independent Beata Szydło

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