The People's National Congress Reform has successfully concluded its 15th Biennial Congress at the Party Headquarters at Congress Place, Sophia.
The Congress was addressed by the Leader of the Party, Robert Corbin, M.P. in a major speech in which he outlined a two year programme of reform and re-positioning of the Party to retool it for re-establishing its momentum and preparations for returning to office at the next general election. Topics included:
These issues were discussed in detail in workshop groups and the party executive was mandated to put the decisions into an action plan to be submitted to the next general council of the Party.
The Congress also discussed several motions from local and overseas groups. Motions debated included Party discipline, changing the constitutional role of the Party’s Treasurer and creating greater accountability.
The Congress concluded with a rich cultural programme which featured top artistes as well as performances by young people from several regions.
The main focus of attention was the election of Office Bearers for the next biennium.
The election results announced today by the returning officer Attorney-at-Law, Joseph Harmon were as follows:-
The Congress was a fitting commencement of the 50th anniversary of the Party’s existence.