Ruling MMD Acting spokesperson, Mike Mulongoti says the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) will by next week hold a meeting to re-strategise the party in readiness for the 2011 tripartite elections.
Speaking in an interview with ZANIS,Mulongoti said that the NEC meeting would table important issues affecting the ruling party.
He said the MMD secretariat has already sunctioned the meeting and would be held soon.
Mr. Mulongoti who could whoever not disclosed what would be on the agenda of the meeting said it will be during the same meeting that the date will be decided for the much anticipated MMD national convention .
He said the party would during the meeting review last year’s performance of the party and try to come up with the work plan for this year.
He has meanwhile said the party is encouraging the lower organs to start holding elections once they are ready and in preparations for the national convention and the 2011 elections.
Mr. Mulongoti who is also Works and Supply Minster said the party is not shaken by the recent resignation of some of its members in the party.
He said the resignation of the members is because they have failed to bring change in the party and they want to try other challenges elsewhere.
He said resignation are more common during elections time adding that there is a massive movement of people from one party to another when its near election time as seen from others also defecting to the position and joining the MMD.
Mr. Mulongoti said the MMD respects the views of the people that have resigned from either parties but urged them to move quietly without condemning the parties they have ditched.