30th Annual General Conference Programme of the IFP

September 2-4, 2005

The 30th Annual General Conference of the Inkatha Freedom Party will open at 18hr00, Friday 2 September, at the eMandleni Matleng Youth Training Camp in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal. The Conference will culminate in a 30th Anniversary rally at Ulundi Stadium at 10hr00 on Sunday morning, 4 September.

Day 1: Friday, 02 September 2005 - 18hr00

The first item in the session will be the 'Track record of IFP governed municipalities and challenges that lie ahead' by Professor CT Msimang, the Chairperson of the Party's Political Oversight Committee.

This will be followed by a presentation on the 'Party Structures in Preparation for Local Government Elections' by Mr AM Mncwango, the Party's National Organiser.

A closed discussion and resolutions session will then follow.

Day 2: Saturday, September 3, 2005 - 09hr00

The first business of the day will be the elections of the National Chairperson and the Deputy National Chairperson.

This will be followed by the keynote address by the President of the IFP, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

The second session will open at 15hr00. Reverend KM Zondi, the Party's Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Committee will present proposed Constitutional Amendments. A closed discussion and resolution session will then follow.

This will be followed by a further closed session 'Presentation on Preparation for Local Elections' by Mr Peter Smith, Chairperson of the Party's National Election Committee. This will be followed by a further closed discussion and resolution session.

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi will then give the farewell address at the close of the Conference.

Day 3: Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 10hr00

In a day of celebration and entertainment, an address by the new Chairperson of the Party will be followed by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi's keynote address, at the 30th Anniversary Rally of the IFP at the Ulundi Stadium at 10hr00 on Sunday, September 4, 2005.

Contact: Albert Mncwango, 083 448-4986