Irakli Petriashvili, President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation, is in Austria on an official visit to the 20th Federal Congress of the Trade Unions Confederation (OGB).

Within the framework of the meeting, Petriashvili held high – level meetings.

Federal President of Austria Alexander Van Der Bellen invited the international participants of the congress to the “Hofburg” palace.
Alexander Van Der Bellen , in his conversation with Irakli Petriashvili, noted that Georgia deserves and must receive the candidate status.

Federal President of Austria, in his conversation with the President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation emphasized that protecting and strengthening the rights of workers is necessary and very important for the country’s success. Formula for Europe success lies in properly conducted negotiations, social dialogue and dialogue with trade unions and employers. Likewise, the International Labour Organization standards are irreplaceable.

On the issue of granting candidate status to Georgia, members of the European-Parliament of Austria once again expressed their support.