Former PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips says the country needs to be rescued at this time and the PNP must prepare itself for the mission.

Dr. Phillips was addressing the PNP’s 85th Annual Conference at the National Arena on Sunday.

Mahiri Stewart reports:

Dr. Phillips says the next election is of far more significance than many people realise.

He says the PNP must get ready for a massive rescue mission.

Dr. Phillips will leave representational politics at the end of the current parliamentary cycle.

He has served East Central St. Andrew for 29 years.

He says more Jamaicans are becoming pessimistic about their future.

Dr. Phillips says the old ways of politics have turned off many Jamaicans from the process.

He says the PNP must lead Jamaicans on a path of political reawakening and renewal