New Polish foreign minister named - PM

Zbigniew Rau will be the new Polish foreign minister. Leszek Szymański/PAP

PM Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Thursday afternoon that Zbigniew Rau will be the new Polish foreign minister.

Rau, the to-date head of the Sejm's (lower house) Foreign Affairs Committee and the former governor of the Łódzkie province, central Poland, will replace Jacek Czaputowicz, who tendered his resignation earlier on Thursday.