With great sorrow, the WFTU informs about the passing away of comrade Mohammad Shaban Azouz who served as president of the WFTU
Comrade Mohamad held many posts in his long militant contribution, he served as president of GFTU Syria, president of ICATU, president of the WFTU, he was a member of the Syrian parliament, leader of the Al Baath party, he held the post of president of Syrian Workers and Peasants offices.
The WFTU bid farewell to Mohammad Shaban Azouz with feelings of deep sadness and honors his memory as a militant trade unionist who dedicated his entire life to the struggle for better living and working conditions for the workers of Syria, Arab world, and all over the globe.
We express our sincere condolences for the loss of the historical leader to his son Adnan Azouz who is a member of the WFTU secretariat and to his whole family as well as to his comrades in the GFTU.
May he rest in peace.
We will always remember him.