The General Secretary of the Cuban Workers Union (CTC), Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, arrived in Tehran to attend the second Presidential Council of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), official sources confirmed today.
A note from the Cuban embassy in Iran adds that the member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba also attends the event as vice-president of the WFTU.
The Council will address, between Monday and Tuesday, the goals and priorities of the organization for this year, an issue discussed the day before among the members of the secretariat.
During his stay in Iran, the top leader of Cuban workers will also hold meetings with union leaders from various countries and especially with the House of Workers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, whose institution he will convey the solidarity of Caribbean trade unionists, indicates the note.
The WFTU is an international trade union organization founded in 1945, currently has 92 million members and its main objective is to ensure that the most basic rights of all workers in the world are guaranteed.