The congratulatory message was read out by Azerbaijani President’s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov.
The head of state congratulated the participants of the congress.
The message says that during the years of independence, trade unions have passed a long way of development, and play a big role in protecting social rights of citizens.
It was noted that the government highly appreciates the role of trade unions in regulating labor rights, addressing social issues. Conditions have been created for the unions to organize their work in line with the requirements of the modern period.
The message says that the done work has reduced the level of poverty and unemployment.
“Nearly 265,000 people were provided with apartments at the state’s expense. This process is still going on. The achieved success increases the role of trade unions, related to the protection of the social rights of the population and the growth of public solidarity,” says the message.
The head of state stressed in his message that trade unions should expand their activities in organizations in various fields, to keep the focus on protection of workers’ rights.
“I believe that this congress will make an important contribution to the activity of trade unions,” added the Azerbaijani president.
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