January 26 – GEFONT mourns on the sudden demise of Bro. Mohd Khalid bin Atan, President of Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) as well as President of Timber Employees Union Peninsular Malaysia (TEUPM). Bro. Khalid passed away due to the falling accidently in his bathroom at the age of 62.
GEFONT secretariat meeting pays homage to Bro Khalid and heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family! Sending condolence letter to MTUC.
The letter says, We remember Bro. Khalid as a most active and dynamic leader of Trade union movement of our region.In his leadership,Building and Wood workers International Asia Pacific started to organize Nepali Migrant workers in Timber sector of Malaysia. As a President of MTUC,he expressed his fully commitment to work for the protection of Nepali migrant workers and also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to organize Nepali migrant workers in Malaysia during his las visit in 2014.
Paying homage to Bro Khalid and heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family! The letter further says, On behalf of GEFONT leadership and entire members accept our heartfelt condolence and convey deepest sympathies to his family members.