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Zanu PF Congress officially opens


By Online Desk |  3 months ago | top



 The Zanu PF 7th National People’s Congress has opened in Harare today drawing delegates from all the country's ten provinces to map a plan for the ruling party for the next five years.

Addressing the gathering, the party's First Secretary and President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the indaba will provide the party a platform to renew policies that enhance people's livelihoods.

“Zanu PF is consolidating all efforts to unite the people of Zimbabwe; it is a party of equal rights. We are a unitary state. The party continues to foster national unity. We are marching towards the successes of building our country district by district province by province,” said President Mnangagwa.

The President added that the ruling party remains focused in driving the nation towards Vision 2030.

“Zanu PF is a party with a purpose which will drive the nation into Vision 2030.

Today we remain focused in delivering the quality of life for our people.

Zanu PF has always been for the people and will remain for the people. Our values will always continue to guide our people. We have minerals in our land which we will ensure will benefit the lives of our people,” he said.

President Mnangagwa also implored the party to continue fostering national unity.

“Zanu PF is consolidating all efforts to unite the people of Zimbabwe, Zanu PF is a party of equal rights. We are a unitary state. The party continues to foster national unity. We are marching towards the successes of building our country district by district province by province,” said the President.

Meanwhile the Central Committee has endorsed President Mnangagwa as the party’s First Secretary and sole party Presidential candidate for the 2023 harmonised elections.

The Central Committee also endorsed names of successful Central Committee-elect members who sailed through in the just ended elections.

The Congress will dissolve the outgoing Politburo and Central Committee members, with new members set to be announced tomorrow.

Speaking at a post-118th Central Committee meeting held in Harare last night, Zanu PF Secretary for Information and Publicity Christopher Mutsvangwa said the outgoing Central Committee members unanimously endorsed the candidature of President Mnangagwa.

The Central Committee also approved the splitting of secretariats coming with new ones such as Labour, Mines, Energy and Housing among others.

The Central Committee also adopted the setting up of Council of Elders in the party’s constitutional amendment which is currently at drafting stage.