"I want you to send President Timofti my thanks. I'm glad that the things we did together reached the people who live in Moldova. I assure you that in Bucharest you will always have friends and brothers who will help you in need" said Victor Ponta, vice president of the Socialist International, Chairman of the European Affairs Commission of the Romanian Parliament.
PUBLIKA.MD reminds that approximately 1,000 delegates from all districts of the country, members of the Democratic Party, met this morning in Chisinau, at the eighth Congress of the party.
The event is taking place at the Republican Palace, where party representatives from the territory and party leaders arrived since the early morning.
Along with the Democratic Party, attending the event are also guests from other political parties, representatives of academic and cultural field, as well as representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Chisinau.
At the same time, distinguished guests from the International Social Democratic movement came to greet Democratic Party event.
In the Congress hall is Luis Ayala, Secretary General of the International Socialist, Victor Ponta, vice president of the International Socialist, Chairman of the European Affairs in the Romanian Parliament, Sonja Lokar of the Party of European Socialists and several leaders of the Social Democrats of Georgia, Ukraine and Romania.
Democrats began the meeting with state anthem of the Republic sung by Ana Cernicova, soloist of the National Opera and Ballet "Maria Biesu".
The main point on the agenda of the Congress of today is choosing new administration of the Democratic Party - the party president, first vice-president and National Political Council. Also at the meeting will be adopted the new statute of the party and will be voted the political resolution of PDM.