The Seventh Extraordinary MPLA Congress today voted 92.32% of the vote, the new 134 members of the Central Committee, which now includes 497 leaders. In the style of one-party-democracy, MPLA's brand image, the final event was closed to journalists, and the only on-site television was shut down by … higher order.
The announcement was made by the President of Francisco Queiroz, who announced that 2,266 of the 2,591 delegates present voted in the only list with 93 votes against (4.1%), 53 blind votes and 28 voters.
According to Francisco Queiroz
The closing session of the Congress was judged by the Electoral Commission to be "free and fair", "without compromising the smoothness and transparency of the process." in the press room of the tourist complex Futungo de Belas, south of Luanda, where the only television station on the site was turned off by a higher authority.
The Conclave, first convened by the President (1
Violations of the MPLA statutes could lead to congressional punishment.
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National Organs of the Party
The Congress (19659012) is the supreme body of the MPLA, which determines the character and ideological orientation of the party and for the evaluation and definition of the general lines of national and international policies that guide the action and activity of MPLA structures and militants
a) review, discuss and approve the report of the Central Committee
b ) Review, revise and approve the report of the Central Committee
Modification and approval of the Statutes and the Program of the Party,
c) Approval of theses, draft strategies and other basic documents on the political life of the Party and the country ,
d) election of the president of the party,
e) elects members of the C f) the title of emeritus president of the MPLA, honorary member of the Central Committee and Distinguished Militant of the MPLA, on proposal of the Central Committee of the Party to confer under conditions to be determined in the Regulation
g) to decide in the final instance on appeals and questions raised by members, grassroots organizations, organs and governing bodies of the Party to them
h) decide on the extinction, the division and incorporation of the party in accordance with the present statutes,
i) decide on other issues that are on their agenda.
(Composition of the Congress)
1. (B) the members of the outgoing Central Committee in the exercise of their rights,
(c) the members of the Group, members of the Party;
d) the delegates elected by the members in accordance with the special provisions to be approved by the Central Committee,
e) the candidates for the members of the Central Committee,
f) the members of the Executive, h) representatives of the JMPLA, party members , elected by the National Committee,
i) Representatives of the former combatants and party members elected by the National Committee,
(19659019) (j) Representatives of other social organizations affiliated to the party, party members within the meaning of the law and these bylaws to be elected to the respective organizations; 59019] (k) delegates elected by the assemblies in the structures of the Contracting Party abroad,
(l) representatives of intermediate bodies
. In exceptional cases, other party members may be appointed in accordance with the present statutes and regulations.
. 3 The number of delegates to the Congress and the modalities of their election are specified in the Electoral Code, which is approved by the Central Committee of the Party
. The number of Congress delegates by inheritance or appointment under paragraph 2 of this Article may under no circumstances exceed one third of the total number of delegates envisaged.
. 5 The Party Central Committee may also invite any militant or party organism to Congress, if it considers it necessary to provide information or clarification.
. 6 Before the Congress, the Central Committee presented questions on the agenda of the Congress to discuss the fighters at the various levels of the party.
(Presidency of the Congress)
The Presidency of the Congress is held by the President of the outgoing party.
. 2 In the election event, the Congress may be chaired by a delegate appointed by the outgoing Central Committee, which is not a candidate, without prejudice to the fact that the term of office of the outgoing bodies pending the final election of the new organs under these Statutes and Regulations is in force.
1. Any national institution, organization or organization of the Party or one third of the participants of the last ordinary Congress may propose to the Central Committee or the President of the Party the convening of an extraordinary Congress, giving the reasons. ] 2. The Central Committee shall decide after consulting the intermediary bodies of the Party.
(Meeting and Consultation)
1. The convening of an extraordinary congress due to the obstacle of the president of the party does not require consultation. The congress is held nationally and usually meets every five years and exceptionally often in accordance with these statutes.
. 2 The convening and the agenda of the ordinary congresses must be at least four months and the extraordinary meetings at least one month in advance.
. 3 The Congress decides with the absolute majority of delegates present and voting.
1. The Central Committee is the maximum advisory body of the party in the interval of the congresses, which determines the political orientation of the party in the framework of the resolutions of the congresses
. The Central Committee shall be elected in Congress by majority voting on competing lists, with members directly elected to that body and representatives of other organs and organizations being included in accordance with the present statutes and regulations.
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