KHARTOUM, Sudan: The Sudan Workers Trade Union Federation (S.W.T.U.F) and their Ugandan counterparts, the National Organisation Trade Unions (NOTU) have clinched a partnership to promoted closer working ties and solidarity between the workers in Uganda and Sudan.
The closer working ties partnership was reached during a visit by a 26-man powered NOTU delegation to Khartoum led by Peter Werikhe, the Secretary General and Usher Wilson Owere the Chairman General.
These are part of the 26 new members of executive board of NOTU who were in Khartoum on the invitation of (SWTUF). The three day meeting held between August 14th– 16th 2017 was held under the auspices of the of Worker leaders forum of Sudanese at the Khartoum Ewa Hotel in Sudan.
Speaking to the Investigator from Khartoum, the NOTU Chairman General Usher Wilson Owere said the two organizations after long discussions and in light of all the achievement so far with agreed to strengthen the brotherly relations between the two organizations.
The two leading workers body also reached a consensus on frequent Exchange visits of the leading delegation between the two organizations in order to implement this agreement and approve the programmes related.
Sudan and Uganda workers will also exchange workers basing on the level of expertise and experiences. “We also agreed to hold joint workers education and training courses in Kampala and Khartoum in order to raise the abilities of members and enhancing acquaintance and brother hood to the participants and establishing a joint workers training Center,” said Owere.
They will also have mutual cooperation in the fields of economic and investment fields towards the benefits of trade union in both countries. “We shall also continue in the field of cooperation in regional and international forums and working for strengthening and success of programmes of the Organisation of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) Trade Union Federation of East Africa (TUFEA) and forum on role of trade unions in peace building and other areas of joint work,” he said.
Sudan and Uganda workers shall also work together towards the establishment and enhancement of stability in the region and strengthening of brotherhood and friendship between the two countries through maintenance of peace and stability in both countries.