The 1st National Conference of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) will begin on Saturday to assess the work of that political organization objectively and critically, Granma newspaper reported on Friday.
According to the source, the conference will respond to the agreements reached at the 6th PCC Congress. Its opening date was chose to celebrate the 159th birthday of National Hero Jose Marti.
The draft conference agenda, whose initial version was published in October 2011, was discussed in over 65,000 meetings of PCC and Young Communist League (UJC) groups, Granma newspaper notes.
During the analysis of the draft agenda, over one million opinions were collected contributing to the modification of 78 of the 96 objectives of the document and the inclusion of five others.
The conference, expected to end next Sunday at Havana’s Conference Center, will continue discussing the mentioned agenda.