Dodoma — GOVERNMENT has been urged to make use of local experts in different sectors in order to strengthen patriotism in the country.
CCM Ideology and Publicity Secretary, Mr Nape Nnauye, made the call here while addressing party members, saying local experts should be involved in the national projects.
Mr Nnauye together with other members of the National Executive Council (NEC) is on the special tour to inspect the development of the central railway line services from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma Region.
"There is a need of other organisations to emulate Tanzania Railway Limited (TRL) by supporting government's efforts of bringing back services...and this is all about patriotism," he said.
CCM's Secretary General, Mr Abdulrahman Kinana, hailed government's efforts to reintroduce the railway services, saying "We have every reason to praise the government and the railway for the good job and we ask them to maintain such spirit," Mr Kinana said that the tour was aimed at finding out the challenges faced in the railway sector in order to advise the government for the way forward, saying the tour was also aimed at learning views from the members of the public on the services.
"Our role as CCM leaders is to advise the government on different initiatives to improve the people's lives," he said. The CCM Secretary of International Relations, Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, asked the government to address the challenges on the central railway line including improving of the infrastructures to facilitate the transport.
Meanwhile, the CCM Secretary General assured members of the public in Singida Region of the party's maximum support. He was referring to the shortage of food, water and the poor infrastructure in the region as pointed out by the CCM Singida Regional Chairman, Mr Mgana Msindai.