The 5th Congress of Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation (ATUC) has today kicked off in Baku Congress Center.
Participants in the event include Azerbaijani President`s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Salim Muslimov, about 1300 delegates from sectoral trade union organizations, state and government officials, as well as 85 international trade union leaders and activists from 30 countries.
Chairman of ATUC, vice-chairman of International Trade Unions Confederation (ITUC) and Pan-European Regional Council (PERC), MP Sattar Mehbaliyev opened the Congress.
The agenda of the Congress then was approved.
Azerbaijani President’s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov read out the congratulatory message of President Ilham Aliyev to the congress participants.
Speakers in the event included President of International Trade Union Confederation João Antonio Felicio, Chairman of Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia Mikhail Shmakov, and Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Salim Muslimov.
Chairman of ATUC Sattar Mehbaliyev made a report at the congress.