Poland appoints commissioner for international dialogue

The new commissioner previously chaired the Sejm (lower house) Committee on Liaison with Poles Abroad. Paweł Supernak/PAP

Anna Schmidt-Rodziewicz has been named commissioner for international dialogue in the rank of secretary of state at the PM's Office, government spokesman Piotr Mueller told PAP on Tuesday.

Schmidt-Rodziewicz, an MP of the ruling Law and Justice party, has replaced Anna Maria Anders, who stood down to take over the position of Polish ambassador to Italy, Mueller said.

The new commissioner previously chaired the Sejm (lower house) Committee on Liaison with Poles Abroad.