UNITA open to dialogue

  • Presidente da UNITA, Adalberto Costa Júnior, assistiu cerimónias fúnebres
Luanda – Opposition UNITA party has reiterated its availability to hold dialogue with all Angolan society forces toward building consensus on national interest issue.

The stance was expressed in a final communiqué released at 3rd Ordinary Meeting of its Standing Committee of the Political Commission, chaired by its leader Adalberto Costa Júnior on Tuesday.

UNITA expressed concern about what it alleged deterioration of the guarantees of Democratic Rule of Law, due to the timetable for  implementation of the local elections, still to be set out.

But it encouraged the Angolan Executive to create conditions for the launch of this process in 2021, saying that local elections shuld take place simultaneously in all municipalities.

The Local elections are withheld pending the conclusion of the Legislative Package by Parliament, specially the Draft Law on Institutionalisation of Local Powers.

There have been major controversies around the implementation of local governments in gradual processes.

In 2017, the ruling MPLA party candidate and current Head of the State João Lourenço, pledged to take the local elections out of the constitution into reality to serve the interests of the communities and citizens.

In its communiqué, the opposition party also praised all health professionals for their commitment to halt the spread of covid-19 virus, and called its members to get engage in awareness campaign.

The stance was expressed in a final communiqué released at 3rd Ordinary Meeting of its Standing Committee of the Political Commission, chaired by its leader Adalberto Costa Júnior on Tuesday.

UNITA expressed concern about what it alleged deterioration of the guarantees of Democratic Rule of Law, due to the timetable for  implementation of the local elections, still to be set out.

But it encouraged the Angolan Executive to create conditions for the launch of this process in 2021, saying that local elections shuld take place simultaneously in all municipalities.

The Local elections are withheld pending the conclusion of the Legislative Package by Parliament, specially the Draft Law on Institutionalisation of Local Powers.

There have been major controversies around the implementation of local governments in gradual processes.

In 2017, the ruling MPLA party candidate and current Head of the State João Lourenço, pledged to take the local elections out of the constitution into reality to serve the interests of the communities and citizens.

In its communiqué, the opposition party also praised all health professionals for their commitment to halt the spread of covid-19 virus, and called its members to get engage in awareness campaign.