President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong (Photo: VNA)

 
Hanoi (VNA) – As many as 950 Vietnamese delegates and seven international delegations will attend the 12th congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), which is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from September 24-26, said VGCL President Bui Van Cuong.

The congress will look to accelerate organisational reform and trade union activities, focus on protecting and taking care of trade union members and labourers, as well as enhancing popularity to build a strong working class that can contribute to building and protecting the country, he told a press conference in Hanoi on September 20.

The 12th Congress will open on September 25.

The congress will discuss and adopt various reports of the VGCL, including reviews of the last five years in implementing the 11th Congress’s resolution and missions for the 2018-2023 tenure, and the amendment of the Charter of the Vietnam Trade Union, among others.

Participants will work to pass the resolution of the 12th Congress, with missions, solutions, and breakthroughs in the 2018-2023 tenure, and elect an executive board of the 12th VGCL with 175 members.

“The VGCL accompanying the Government to improve the nation’s competitiveness and sustainably developing the country” forum will be held on September 26, creating opportunities for participants to express their wishes and affirm their determination in joining hands with the Government to boost socio-economic development, he added. –VNA