Social Democrats nominated Liviu Dragnea as the new Interior Minister after being voted by the party by unanimity. The Interior ministry seat remained vacant after Gabriel Oprea resigned. Bucharest PSD President Marian Vanghelie declared, before the meeting, that he will propose it Dragnea as the new Interior minister.

Dragnea did not offer any comments on his nomination and declared that he will announce the PSD president Mircea Geoana of his decision.