Statement on the second congress of the Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan
The second congress of the Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan (CmPA) was successfully held. This congress took place ten years after the unity congress of the communist (Marxist-Leninist-Maoist) movement of Afghanistan that secured the merger of the Struggle Organization for the Liberation of the Peoples of Afghanistan, the Revolutionary Workers Alliance of Afghanistan, and the Communist Party of Afghanistan, into a united party: the CmPA.
The congress began with the international communist anthem. Then the four part political report (On the international situation, on the situation of Afghanistan, on the international communist movement, and on the CmPA) was presented to the congress by members of the organizational commission. During the beginning of the political report, comrades stood up in silence for deceased comrades: comrade Momand, comrade Hafiz, comrade Karim, and comrade Aziz, as well as other deceased and martyred comrades of the Maoist movement in Afghanistan and internationally. In the discussions, all comrades expressed their views on proposals for the modification of the political report presented to the congress.
All comrades expressed their fundamental agreement with the content of the political report presented to the congress, while at the same time proposed particular changes and modifications for improving the report. The mentioned proposals were put to discussion and most of them were accepted. At the end of this session of congress’s work, the political report presented to the congress, along with a summation of the strategy and the political line of the party was ratified with consensus.
In the second session, the draft of the constitution of the CmPA, after prior internal discussions, was again put into discussion. This draft was prepared by the politburo of the central committee of the party was presented to the ninth plenum of the party. The ninth plenum of the central committee had made further changes and amendments on the text of the draft. The new text was once again put into discussion in the tenth plenum of the central committee, which went through further changes and amendments.
The draft prepared by the tenth plenum of the party was presented to the party congress and went through changes and amendments for the last time. The final draft was put to a vote in the congress and was ratified with consensus. In the third session, members were elected to the party’s central committee. At the end of the congress the international anthem was again played with members of the congress standing and singing. The work of the second congress of the CmPA ended in the evening of the third day of the congress with a concluding speech. Comrades expressed the hope that, following the congress, we should witness a serious leap in our revolutionary struggle. Following the congress participants gradually left the location of the congress and returned to their own localities.
Central Committee of the Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan
October 5, 2014.