Swapo discusses policy proposals

25 Nov 2017 16:30pm
WINDHOEK, 25 NOV (NAMPA) – The 6th Swapo Party Ordinary Congress underway here on Friday discussed the Central Committee’s report to congress.
Amongst the issues discussed was the outcome of the Second National Policy Conference, which took place in October 2016 and served as a basis for policy proposals.
This was contained in a communiqué issued by the party on the congress discussions on Friday.
The policy proposals include alleviation of unemployment and poverty, economic growth and income distribution, quality education, health care delivery, land distribution, environmental, youth and gender issues.
The CC further reported that there is a need for mobilisation and sensitisation of Swapo Party members to be better acquainted with their responsibilities and obligations, as well as to focus on reshaping the party to be more vibrant so as to effectively address the challenges facing the nation.
The congress was also informed of potential opportunities in advancing technology to reach in particular the youth who ought to be educated on the party’s principles in order to prepare them for future leadership in Swapo.
The congress was further informed that the Swapo Party School is now operational, having been inaugurated in May 2016.
If adopted, the policy conference resolutions would form part of future Government policies.
The ruling party’s congress started on Thursday and ends on Sunday.