After discussion and democratic debate, delegates gathered at the Agora de la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, for the Inaugural Session. They came from different provinces bearers with flags of Ecuador, the MPD, and huipala revolutionary red, with lights and confetti, denoted excitement and joy.
Statements by the President of the Convention on Ab. Ciro Guzman, Luis Villacis, outgoing National Director of the MPD, Humberto Cholango CONAIE president, a delegate of the international left-wing parties, all stressing the need for progress in the construction of the New Nation and Socialism, forging the necessary unity of the left to defeat the traditional right and the right century.
It was encouraging to hear again the leader Gustavo Teran quen recovering from a long illness, as well as the voice of Marcelo Rivera, from the prison of Lago Agrio and the voice of the icon of the MPD, Jaime Hurtado Gonzalez further encouraged the courage and determination of delegates to the victorious National Convention XVII MPD.