The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) on November 18 held talks with a delegation from the Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU) in Hanoi.

The guest delegation is headed by CMTU President Amgalanbaatar Khayankhyarvaa.

At the talks, which are part of the Mongolian delegation’s visit to Vietnam from November 16-21, the two sides informed each other of the current situation of the two countries’ trade unions.

They also demonstrated their determination to further promote cooperation between the two organisations through specific activities.

VGCL President Dang Ngoc Tung applauded the delegation’s visit to Vietnam, saying that the visit will contribute to strengthening the cooperation between the two sides, thus promoting solidarity and friendship between the two states, their people and working class.

While briefing the guests on the labour and employment situation as well as labour relations in Vietnam, Tung stressed that Vietnam’s trade union organisations make every effort to protect the rights and interests of labourers.

He spoke highly of the support from the CMTU to Vietnam, expressing his hope that the confederation will continue to assist and share experience with the Vietnamese side in the field in the coming time.

For his part, Amgalanbaatar Khayankhyarvaa said the CMTU will increase the number of trade union members, focusing on admitting young members.

The CMTU defined four major objectives in the time to come, including improving living conditions for its members, protecting labourers’ right, enhancing international cooperation in the field and the effectiveness of foreign investment for trade union activities in the country.

During their five-day stay in Vietnam, the Mongolian delegation also visited and worked with the Vietnam Mineral Coal trade union, Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited and trade unions in several provinces and cities nationwide.-VNA