Guwahati, August 25: The AICC today appointed the MP from Shillong, Vincent H Pala as the new president of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC).
A former Union Minister and the three-time MP from Shillong succeeds Dr Celestine Lyngdoh as the state PCC president. Pala takes over the reins of the party at at time when the Congress in the state is at cross roads.
Pala has confirmed that he has received an official communication from the AICC on being appointed as the new MPCC president. He said that his top priority would be to strengthen the party with the focus on next Assembly election due in the year 2023.