MOZAMBICAN PRESIDENT CALLS ON SOCIAL BODIES TO PAY HEED TO INNOVATIONS

MAPUTO– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi hasurged social organizations affiliatred to his ruling Frelimo Party to pay close attention to the innovations the country is going through, such as the rapid expansion of information communication technology (ICT).

The Frelimo social organisations are the Mozambican Women’s Organization (OMM), the Mozambique Youth Organization (OJM), and the Association of Veterans of the National Liberation Struggle (ACLLN).

A two-day seminar of these organizsations was held in the western city of Tete over the weekend as part of Frelimo’s preparations for the municipal elections to be held on Oct 10. The heads of the Frelimo candidates lists of all 53 municipalities also took part in the meeting.

According to media reports, Nyusi told the meeting that the expansion of ICT should be an opportunity for the consolidation of an ever more democratic and critical society.

Our relationship with the digital economy is inevitable,” he stressed.

Nyusi praised the advances made in the dialogue with the rebel movement and main opposition political party, Renamo, intended to achieve effective peace. Those advances include last Wednesday’s announcement of the creation of working groups between the government and Renamo to oversee the demobilization and disarming of the Renamo militia, and the integration of its members into the Mozambican armed forces or police, or back into civilian life.

The latest understandings bear witness to the willingness of Frelimo to join other forces to secure an effective and lasting peace and to make Mozambique a country where political difference are solved on the basis of trust and sincere dialogue, Nyusi said.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK