Chairman of the Japan Federation of Transport Workers’ Unions Toshihiko Sumino (R) and VGCL Vice President Nguyen Van Ngang (Source: baomoi.com)
Hanoi (VNA) - Chairman of the Japan Federation of Transport Workers’ Unions Toshihiko Sumino has expressed his wish to deepen exchanges with the Vietnam National Union of Communication and Transport Workers and the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

During a meeting with VGCL Vice President Nguyen Van Ngang in Hanoi on September 28, Sumino hailed the long-standing relations between the Japan Federation of Transport Workers’ Unions and the Vietnam National Union of Communication and Transport Workers and those from other countries.

He also expressed his wish to learn more from Vietnam.

Ngang, for his part, said the Japanese side has assisted the Vietnam National Union of Communication and Transport Workers in protecting workers’ rights over the past years.

He also wished for more support from Japan in the field in the foreseeable future.

On the East Sea issue, the host called on the Japan Federation of Transport Workers’ Unions to back the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other sea-related laws.

The Vietnam National Union of Communication and Transport Workers and the Japan Federation of Transport Workers’ Unions set up their relationship in 1993.-VNA