PMDC’s political philosophy is grounded on tested political system that brings into being a government that truly represents the mass of the people, with the rights of the individual adequately safeguarded.
PMDC’s ideology is composite of: The inalienable right to representative government and the right to individual liberties.
In practice the essential features of PMDC’s approach are as follows: Sound democratic institutions based on majority rule, through a pluralistic electoral process attested to as free and fair.
Devolution of political power such that limits the powers of the central government. Transparency and accountability in the process of governance. Freedom of expression, assembly and association as guaranteed by the national constitution.
In the people’s desire for a positive change, PMDC shall be judged on the following benchmarks: Evidence of constitutional government; evidence of free and fair elections for local councils and parliament; evidence of true separation of powers with checks and balances between the three organs of government: executive, legislative and judiciary; evidence of good livelihood for citizenry; evidence of sound and relevant social services.
Appropriate measures will be taken (with the necessary reforms put in place) to satisfactorily enhance effective governance.
Taking into cognizance the fact that this nation has barely come out of war, and that the maintenance of security, law and order are paramount, one of the Movement’s policy goals prioritizes security and translates it to include the welfare of the masses in order to avoid mass discontent. To achieve this, PMDC will provide the wherewithal for the Armed Forces and Police to ensure effective and efficient performance in the conduct of their duties: protecting life and property; law and order enforcement; adequately and effectively handling home-grown insurgency; protecting the nation against external aggression.
Ensure adequate policing of our porous borders, which shall be paramount to our national security strategy to control smuggling, illegal cross-border activities, money laundering, human trafficking and security threats across our borders.
Ensure that immigration for national stability becomes a priority area. A PMDC government shall set up mechanisms for the sharing of information on security and trans-national crime with modalities put in place to ensure effective control.
The rule of law is a sine qua non for any democratic society. It is the cornerstone for good governance leading to a stable society. PMDC is committed to upholding the rule of law and guarantees a free, open and just society. A PMDC government will: Ensue the independence of the judiciary as opposed to what obtains now and had long been. Reform the judicial and justice system to make them more efficient, effective and attractive. Embark on comprehensive legal reforms to address the imbalances in our society, including a review of the Public Order Act No. 46 of 1965.
Enforcement of laws and regulations will be strictly administered to uphold serve as deterrent in the maintenance of law and order.