Help me make the change - Joseph Muscat
The last PL Mass Meeting of the 2013 Electoral Campaign has kicked off in Hal Far.
People from all over Malta have gathered, waving around banners and flags has engulfed the area with many more still on their way, to show their support towards their party and their Leader.
All activities and political propaganda will cease at midnight.
The speeches started off by a message broadcasted by French President François Hollande to the crowd where he encouraged the people to vote for PL Leader Joseph Muscat.
PL Deputy Leader Louis Grech next addressed the crowd, starting off by thanking the people for attending. He claimed that the PL campaign has been positive and dynamic that gave people hope, which can transform to reality if people vote for PL on March 9, 2013. PL wants to give a chance to private organizations and provide a government that is more accountable towards its citizens. PL Louis Grech stated that according to PL people should be at the centre of politics and not the other way round.
Dr Grech concluded that PL is an inclusive party which wants to make a change. PL will help create a society that is just and he encouraged people to make a stand and be protagonists in the leadership of their country.
PL Leader Joseph Muscat addressed the awaiting crowd amid many cries and shouts of enthusiasm. He claimed that PL has worked hard during this campaign but has yet lots of energy left to guide the country in the next five years.
PL has long been the political party that has most worked for the rights of workers and thanks to PL workers have been given more entitlements and women have obtained their right to vote. Dr Muscat claimed that every person should have a voice in society and PL will be the first in Europe to deduct the age for people to vote to 16-years old if elected.
Dr Muscat mentioned the people who have worked in the past that have shaped our country and looked forward to the change that youths today will obtain for the future.
“PL is the political party which looks at that which unites us not that which divides us” said PL Leader Joseph Muscat.
There have been times when PL has done wrong but these wrongs have been righted and PL has followed what people need and want and has changed, stated PL Joseph Muscat. He appealed to the people to help the movement to be part of the change and change the country as a party.
Dr Muscat thanked the people for trusting him in leading the PL so far, saying that he felt honoured to be the one that could voice the needs of the people. PL is giving importance to liberal values and now is the time for change. Dr Muscat stated that PL believes that it has been the right decision for Malta to be in the EU and promised that PL will work in the EU to obtain what Malta deserves.
PL has provided a ‘road map’ that is progressive and will ensure a safe future for the country, guaranteed PL Leader while addressing those who are still unsure who to vote for. PL has been consistent throughout the campaign because it has a credible plan that aims to help families and businesses.
The PL power plan aims to create more jobs and generate more funds that will be available for the people. Dr Muscat spoke about the change that PL plans to implement in MEPA. He addressed people who are unemployed and stated that PL will exert itself to provide work and will be close to those in need.
PL will work together with women to enter the work force by offering incentives such as child care centres. PL Leader said that economic growth that is for all, no matter who your parents are. PL will invest in students not just by opening new schools, stated Dr Muscat. He claimed that PL will increase stipends for students and will work with students so that they can reach their goals.
Dr Muscat addressed the workers for Actavis and promised that PL will help them and support them. He also mentioned teachers and educators and ensured that PL believes in them wants to invest in their education so that they can provide the best education in Europe for future generations.
PL Leader stated that PL will invest in the health sector because it finds it unacceptable that people who go to Mater Dei Hospital should be left in the corridors. PL will also invest in the health centres so that they can offer a good service to the people.
PL Leader Joseph Muscat thanked PL Toni Abela and Anglu Farrugia for their work within the party. He addressed the crowd and stated that people need to vote to be part of the change in this country. Dr Muscat mentioned the public transport service and described it as a failure which PL aims to fix.
PL is the party that believes in change, which is liberal, a party which believes in meritocracy and which will be with the people for the whole legislature not just during election time. PL will work toward a united European country, stated Dr Muscat.
PL Leader claimed that people have a choice between a party that wants to discourage and scare people and a party that wants to give hope to the people. PL is not a party that aims to divide people and will no vindicate on anyone as PL does not believe that any new injustices should be introduced.
PL will not be provoked because PL is serene in its proposals stated Dr Muscat. He thanked the people for trusting him with the task of being at the head of the PL movement and thanked the 2013 youths for being the protagonists within this change.
“Work, education, health services, EU civil rights, dreams for the future, youth energy, love for our country and Malta is for us all! Help me make the change.” concluded PL Leader Joseph Muscat.