He was central committee secretary of the Polish United Workers" party. He served as foreign minister from 2 December 1976 to 24 August 1980. He signed an air service agreement with India on 25 January 1977.
He was succeeded by Józef Czyrek in the post.
His term ended in April 1981. He also resigned from the Sejm in February 1982.
He was also an alternate member of the party"s political committee responsible for foreign affairs He continued to serve at the party"s central committee secretariat for foreign affairs after leaving the office.