Kon Tum, Lao province boosts trade union links hinh anh 1Leaders of the two provinces at the signing ceremony (Source: baokontum.com.vn)

Kon Tum (VNA) - The trade unions of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and the Lao province of Attapeu have signed a cooperation agreement for the 2017 – 2020 period.

Under the agreement, inked on July 12 in Kon Tum, the two sides will enhance the exchange of delegations and conduct training for trade unions and labourers.

Communications will be promoted to raise the understanding of friendship between Vietnam and Laos among labourers of each side.

Trade unions of the bordering districts of the two provinces will be encouraged to attend activities to mark the festival days of the two nations and the two localities.

Vice Secretary of the Kon Tum Party Committee A Pot hailed cooperation between the two agencies over the years, expressing his hope that they will continue exchanging information and experience in trade unions and other cultural activities.

President of Attapeu province’s trade union Phuvanlamaly Phommasan expressed her hope that the two bodies will encourage their members to protect security in the common border area, focusing on fighting drug crime and social evils.

In recent years, the two agencies conducted exchanges and training to enhance the observance of laws among labourers, particularly Vietnamese labourers in Attapeu.-VNA