Chinese, South Asian trade unions eye closer cooperation

19:01, May 19, 2010      

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Trade unions of China and South Asian countries agreed on Wednesday to enhance cooperation and share experience on employment.

The consensus was reached in a meeting between top Chinese trade union leader Wang Zhaoguo and his counterparts from South Asian countries, who are here to attend a seminar on China-South Asia trade unions cooperation.

Wang, chairman of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, briefed the audience about the measures the Chinese government, trade unions and workers took to counter global financial crisis and facilitate economic growth.

Wang, also vice chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, talked about efforts China's trade unions were making to boost employment and maintain workers' legitimate rights.

Doraisamy Mathi Yugarajah, vice president of Sri Lanka's Ceylon Workers Congress, said the seminar offered a precious opportunity for trade unions of South Asian countries to share their experiences with China on employment and improving workers' skills.

The seminar, which was held on Tuesday and Wednesday by the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, aims at strengthening friendship and mutual understanding among Chinese and South Asian trade unions, and intensifying joint efforts to counter challenges brought by economic globalization and the financial crisis.

Source: Xinhua

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