Polish PM Szydlo dismissed finance minister Szalamacha

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Posted: Sep 28, 2016 11:27 AM

WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said on Wednesday she had dismissed Finance Minister Pawel Szalamacha, saying a government reshuffle was needed to make her cabinet's wide-reaching economic stimulus plan more effective.

"We have a development plan," Szydlo told a news conference. "It's time for action."

Economy Minister Mateusz Morawiecki would take over Szalamacha's responsibilities, she said.

(Reporting by Pawel Sobczak, writing by Justyna Pawlak)