VGCL President Bui Van Cuong presents a gift to WFTU General Secretary Mavrikos (Source: laodong.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – A delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), led by its President Bui Van Cuong, attended the conference of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Presidential Council that opened in Tehran, Iran, on February 26.

Cuong, also WFTU Vice President, joined the Presidium of the conference at the opening ceremony.

The conference is scheduled to ratify 2017 financial and operation reports of WFTU, while discussing measures to improve the organisation’s performance in 2018, and its theme for 2019, focusing on training.

After the opening speech by the WFTU, participants were briefed the host’s socio-economic development, labour, the role of its trade union in policy-making as well as its national action plans on poverty eradication, inequality abolishment, employment growth and labourers’ voice.-VNA