Participants in the meeting between the Cuban Workers' Federation delegation and Ninh Binh leaders (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Binh (VNA) – A delegation of the Cuban Workers' Federation (CTC), led by its Secretary General Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, visited the northern province of Ninh Binh on July 7.

At the working session with the Cuban delegation, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thanh said under the leadership of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and provincial leaders, trade unions at all levels in Ninh Binh province have shown their role in caring for and protecting legitimate benefits of workers.

Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, who is also Politburo member of the Communist Party of Cuba and member of the Council of State, lauded growth potential of Ninh Binh province.

He reviewed joint activities between the two countries’ trade unions, praising effective outcomes of bilateral experience exchange, particularly on protecting workers’ interests in foreign-invested companies.

He expected the bilateral cooperation will be strengthened and more and more Vietnamese enterprises will invest in Cuba.

VGCL President Bui Van Cuong said Vietnamese and Cuban trade unions share a close relationship thorough experience and cultural exchanges and mutual support at international forums.

Cuong believed the Cuba delegation’s visit to Vietnam would contribute to caring for and protecting workers’ rights and interests in both nations.

At the session, the Ninh Binh Confederation of Labour introduced to the Cuban guests its labour-related affairs.

Ninh Binh is home to 2,600 operating enterprises, of which 50 are foreign-invested businesses. The province has 1,077 grassroots-level trade unions with 83,000 members.-VNA