A three-member delegation from the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) made an official visit to the WFTU headquarters in Athens on January 12-15, 2010.
The delegation was formed by the following comrades:
- Irvin Jim, General Secretary
- Karl Cloete, Deputy General Secretary
- Philemon Shiburi, Treasurer
During their stay in Athens, they met with the WFTU leadership, they visited work places and talked to workers and had bilateral meeting with PAME.
The NUMSA delegates also had an official meeting with the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece and visited the Greek Parliament.
All discussions were held in a fraternal class-oriented spirit. A common wish was expressed to improve even more the relations between both organizations for the benefit of the working class and the militant trade unions.