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His Excellency

(diplomatic)StatusHead of the governmentMember ofEuropean CouncilResidenceWilla Parkowa
Rezydencja Premiera RP, ul. Parkowa, WarsawAppointerPresident of the Republic of PolandInaugural holderIgnacy DaszyńskiFormation6 November 1918Salary81,772 € annually[1]Websitewww.premier.gov.pl

The President of the Council of Ministers (Polish: Prezes Rady Ministrów), colloquially referred to as the prime minister (Polish: premier), is the leader of the cabinet and the head of government of Poland.[2] The current responsibilities and traditions of the office stem from the creation of the contemporary Polish state, and the office is defined in the Constitution of 1997. According to the Constitution, the president of Poland nominates and appoints the prime minister, who will then propose the composition of the cabinet.[3] Fourteen days following their appointment, the prime minister must submit a programme outlining the government's agenda to the Sejm, requiring a vote of confidence.[4] Conflicts stemming from both interest and powers have arisen between the offices of President and Prime Minister in the past.

The current and seventeenth prime minister is Mateusz Morawiecki of the Law and Justice party. Morawiecki replaced Prime Minister Beata Szydło, who resigned on 7 December 2017.[5]