The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) will this weekend congregate in the mountainous City of Chipata in Eastern province for the launch of the party’s card renewal exercise.
The event which will be graced by party President Felix Mutati will be attended by founder members of the former ruling party as well as former Republican President Rupiah Banda.
Announcing the event on Thursday, MMD National Secretary Raphael Nakacinda called on members from across the province to troop into Chipata and ensure that they recommit themselves to the party.
“This Saturday the 29th, September, 2018 we will be having the card renewal launch undertaken in Chipata Eastern Province to which all members of the party in the province are all invited to attend and those who can afford to drive into Chipata can do so,” he said.
And Nakacinda explained that the launch of the card renewal will be followed by a special event in October were the party will be honoring their late first and second party Presidents who were second and third republican presidents respectively.
“The Renewal will be followed up with another special event in Lusaka were will not only be a card renewal exercise but it will also be a time to celebrate the legacy of the leadership of Dr Fredrick Chiluba our first party president and also second republican president. We will also be celebrating the legacy of our second party President and third republican president Dr Levy Patrick Mwanawasa.
“These events are going to run one after the other and it will also be an opportunity for us to show case what our party stands for in terms of ideals and principals upon which the party was founded,” he said.