The WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos is visiting Dhaka, Bangladesh from 3rd to 5th February 2017, invited by the WFTU affiliates and friends in the country. The WFTU General Secretary fulfilled his promise to the workers of Bangladesh during the 17th World Trade Union Congress to visit the country and discuss analytically with all the WFTU affiliates about the common initiatives that can be taken in national and sectoral level.
During his visit, the WFTU General Secretary will visit the monument dedicated to the 1.100 textile workers of Rana Plaza who lost their lives in 2013, will address and visit the workers in leather and garment factories, will meet the minister of labor and the head of the ILO office and will give a press conference to the local media.
Tomorrow his program will start with an event of homage in Rana Plaza monument and will continue with a demonstration with main demand health and safety measures in the workplaces.
Videos of his Visit