Georgian Railway Professional Trade Union Holds Congress

The Georgian Railway Trade Union held the XIV reporting and election congress in Tbilisi. A total of 145 delegates participated in the congress. The delegates chose Zurab Nasaraia as the chairmen of the Georgian RailwayTrade Union, and board members were also elected. 

The participants also approved the 2017-2021 Action Plan and discussed the union's future plans. The report of activities carried out by the Control-Revision Commission and the Board of the Union was presented, and representatives of the French Railway Trade Union UNSA, the Chairs of the Railway Unions of Hungary, Lithuania, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia attended the congress as special guests.

Additionally, the meeting was attended by the General Secretary of the European Transport Federation and Secretary General of the International Confederation of Railways and Railway Transport, which further increases the legitimacy of the congress. Benoit Vienne, General Secretary of the European Transport Federation, addressed the congress participants.

Thea Morrison

01 May 2017 15:07