Former Polish president Komorowski hands over documents and art to Lithuania

  • 2015-08-10
  • BNS/George East/VILNIUS

Outgoing Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski has presented the Lithuanian state with documents related to his grandparents' former properties in the country.

Komorowski has also handed over drawings by Polish artist, Jozef Perkowski, who resided in western Lithuania. 

"It is a set of maps, mansion plans or their copies," confirmed Minijus Samuila - the second secretary of the Lithuanian Embassy to Poland on August 10, 2015.

According to Samuila, among the documents are a photograph of Komorowski's great grandparents, and ads from the confectionery factory that used to operate in the Komorowski mansion near Rokiskis.

Komorowski's parents Zygmunt Leon Komorowski and Jadwiga Komorowska come from central Lithuania. 

The former Polish president's monograph published in Warsaw in 2005, features a photograph of his grandfather Juliusz Komorowski, sitting on a terrace of the mansion.

Earlier this year, Komorowski, of the Civic Platform party, lost the presidential election to opposition candidate Andrzej Duda from the Law and Justice party.

Duda was inaugurated on August 6, 2015. 

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