ILO appoints Iran minister as head of Asia department
Tehran, Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari has been appointed as head of International Labor Organization for Asia and Oceania department.
After finishing the Chinese official's term, Shariatmadari was appointed as ILO head of Asia and Oceania Department by suggestion of five other countries.
The International Labor Organization is a United Nations agency with a mandate to promote social justice and decent work by setting international labor standards.
According ILO, Shariatmadari was appointed to the post in the 108th international labor conference.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA