The conclusion of the first session of the WFTU TUIs annual Meeting marks the beginning of the meeting which is taking place in Kolkata, India.
The works of the meeting opened with the welcome speech of CITU President, dr. K. Hemalata.
The WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos, delivered an introductory speech, underlining the significant struggles of the WFTU sectoral organizations over the last period and pointed out the crucial role of the TUIs for the implementation of the WFTU goals for the satisfaction of the contemporary needs of the working class.
During the first session, the Head of the WFTU Asia and Pacific Regional Office and WFTU Deputy General Secretary Hariharan Mahadevan and the General Convenor of WFTU Sectoral Organizations (TUIs) and WFTU Deputy General Secretary, Swadesh Dev Roye, took the floor and addressed the meeting.
The WFTU TUIs meeting is going to continue today and tomorrow, 9 and 10 of October 2017.