President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Dang Ngoc Tung will attend the 17 th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Labour Network (APLN) scheduled for Sept. 20-21.

Tung is invited by President of the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) Richard Trumka.

During his stay in the US , Tung plans to work with AFL-CIO and its member trade union organisations, marking the first official bilateral meeting between Vietnamese and US trade union leaders.

APLN is a forum of trade unions of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries held on the sidelines of the APEC Summit./.