Managers of Sudanese Professional Teachers Union Ahmed Abdelkarim Ahmed Elhamedi, Shihabeldeen Mohammed Osman Elmahe and Nazar Elshekh A. Badr visited President of Eğitim-Bir-Sen Ali Yalçın.
Ali Yalçın said “As largest trade union of Turkey we are very happy for your visit.Eğitim-Bir-Sen established in 1992 and our confederation Memur-Sen in 1995.We are largest movement of labour.As Eğitim-Bir-Sen we are trying to do our best. Not just for our members also we have achieved significant gains for the liberation and democratization of Turkey.We gained many rights with our collective bargaining agreement in public sector.For example;there is a law about how we need to dress in public sector.We are totally against these kind of insistent laws.At bloody coup attempt on 15th jully we were on squares with our 1 million member. We are a stakeholder in the solution of the problems of our nationality, public workers and education workers by doing service unionism, academic unionism, social unionism.
We will continue to contribute to the problems of education employees by producing reports and articles as a general authorized trade union.”
Special thanks to people of Sudan for being with us on July 15thIn August Ali Yalçın reminded he attend meeting which organized by the Sudanese Workers' Federation(SWTUF)to Support and Solidarity Meeting for the Turkish People and Turkish Employees in Khartoum. Yalcin said, "We would like to thank the people of Sudan.Sudanese people helped us with their prays during 15th july.General Secretary of SWTUF Sirralkhatim Alamin Abdulgadir came Turkey and join us in democracy watch.This attempt united all hearts in Turkey and Sudan.After that, it's up to us to make relationships stronger.We are very happy from your visit.”
During meeting Elhamedi gave informations about their union.He said”We have only one syndicate for educators in Sudan but we have union of professions like us.As union we have 250.000 members and 124 branches in total.In Sudan %80 of teachers are women.We are trying to do our best for our members.All of our branches are working for it.Thanks for your hospitality.