UGTT Congress: three candidates for the Executive Committee withdraw | Tunisia News Gazette

UGTT Congress: three candidates for the Executive Committee withdraw

Three candidates for the election of the Executive Committee of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) have withdrawn, vice-president of the 23rd Congress of the UGTT, Mouldi Jendoubi told TAP, adding that two other candidates also pulled of the election of the Committee on Rules of Procedure.

Candidates for the executive committee who have withdrawn are Habib Hazemi from the textile sector, Mohamed Sghaier Miraoui, Secretary General of the Gafsa Regional Labour Union, and Othman Jallouli, Secretary General of the General Federation of Health, according to information obtained by the TAP.

It was also confirmed that the secretary general of the supervisors and general supervisors ‘union, Jamel El Heni, and the secretary-general of the basic agents’ union, Mohamed Ali Amdouni withdrew from the election of the Committee on Rules of Procedure.

Thus, the number of candidates for the election of the UGTT Executive Committee fell from 39 to 34 (13 members), the Committee on Rules of Procedure (5 members) and the Financial Control Committee (5 members).

In addition, secretary-general of the basic secondary school union, LaAssad YaAcoubi and deputy secretary-general of the Tunisian Regional Labor Union, Habib Jerji denied they had withdrawn from the “election of the new executive board of the UGTT, affirming that they remain in the electoral race until the end.

Source: TAP news Agency

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