Upcoming anniversary discussed at PNCR Congress

first_imgAs the 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) continued on Saturday at the Party’s Headquarters Congress Place, Sophia, plans were discussed for the PNC’s upcoming 60th anniversary.PNCR General Secretary Oscar Clarke during his presentation informed the gathering about the plans for the anniversary which will be on October 5, 2017.A section of the gathering at the opening of the CongressIt was announced that a Special Congress would be the centre-piece of the celebrations which will include a number of other activities at the central and regional levels.Clarke in his address also delivered the General Secretary’s Report, informing of the state of the PNCR, the work of the Party’s Secretariat and the major activities during the review period.Addressing the signing of the Cummingsburg Accord on the 14th February 2015 between the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC), the General Secretary said “our decision was a correct one and indeed is the correct one for the future of our Party and…in-spite of our differences our coalition administration have begun to work together to solve the myriad problems which we inherited…”During the first session which was chaired by Party Vice Chairman, Dr George Norton, a moment of silence was observed in remembrance of party members who died over the last biennium.There was a plenary during the second period of the morning session chaired by Party Chairman Basil Williams.The plenary examined the Chairman’s welcome address, the Party Leader’s address and the General Secretary’s Report.The 19th Biennial Congress passed a motion for the establishment of a resource centre for the preservation of works by former and future leaders of the People’s National Congress Reform.Six hundred and twenty-five (625) delegates and two hundred and seventy-five (275) Observers from one hundred and forty (140) groups are in attendance.last_img

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