Vietnam, Laos, Asia-Pacific trade unions step up connections hinh anh 1At the sixth Joint Coordination Meeting. (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Binh (VNA)
– The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), the Asia-Pacific International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) shared experience to promote close and effective cooperation at the sixth Joint Coordination Meeting held in the northern province of Ninh Binh on September 28.

President of the VGCL Bui Van Cuong highlighted the ITUC’s active support for Vietnamese trade unionists to meet with their counterparts from other countries.

The VGCL will push ahead with coordination with the ITUC to implement effectively cooperative contents reached at the meeting, he affirmed.

Secretary General of the ITUC Shoya Yoshida recognised the close coordination between trade unions in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The enhancement of multinational cooperation and information sharing in the field is crucial to improve the efficiency of trade union activities, he stressed.

Deputy head of the LFTU external relations department Inpeng Meuviseth said the LFTU is boosting legal consultancy activities and hygiene safety to trade unions at the grassroots level as well as focus on developing trade union membership and building trade unions in foreign-invested sectors.-VNA