The prime minister announced the names of the new head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the new minister of health

In the afternoon, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki presented the names of the new ministers of health and foreign affairs. The head of the government announced that Adam Niedzielski will be the new health minister. He will replace Łukasz Szumowski in this position. There was also a vacancy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – after Jacek Czaputowicz’s resignation today. Zbigniew Rau became the head of Polish diplomacy. We followed the statement of the head of government for you in a live report.

Dr. Adam Niedzielski has my full confidence so that he can work 25 hours a day – said Morawiecki. He answered the question why the health ministry will not be led by a doctor, but by an economist. Niedzielski holds a PhD in economics. He worked, among others in the Ministry of Finance, NIK, ZUS, and for 2 years he has been the head of the National Health Fund. He knows the specificity of the functioning of public administration the head of government assured.

Zbigniew Rau became the new minister of foreign affairs. He is a PiS MP, he is the head of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. Earlier RMF FM journalists informed that he was to become the head of Polish diplomacy.

Zbigniew Rau is the new foreign minister

Adam Niedzielski is the new head of the Ministry of Health. This is the current head of the National Health Fund. I am convinced that it will be able to deal with very difficult problems very well. He can talk to very different environments – said the prime minister.

Mateusz Morawiecki’s statement began. The Prime Minister thanked Jacek Czaputowicz and Łukasz Szumowski.