In the ongoing process of reshuffle of the Congress organisation, party president Rahul Gandhi has appointed Luizinho Falerio as the AICC general secretary incharge of the North East states (excluding the state of Assam).
Luizinho Faleiro is currently an MLA from the Navelim constituency in South Goa and held the party’s president position in Goa during the Goa Assembly Elections 2016 in which Congress was voted as the single-largest party but were not able form the government. He replaces Dr CP Joshi who previously held the post of party general secretary North East states.
Amongst other appointees, Gandhi has appointed senior party leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as a Permanent Invitee of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).The party president has also appointed senior party leader Anand Sharma as Chairperson of Foreign Affairs Department, AICC.
Announcing the appointment of Anand Sharma as chaiorperson of the AICC foreign affairs department, Gehlot said,’Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appointed Anand Sharma as the chairperson of the Foreign Affairs department of the AICC in place of Dr Karan SIngh.’