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‘Can’t control global economy, but want to boost exports’: BGMEA president says ahead of Made in Bangladesh Week

‘Can’t control global economy, but want to boost exports’: BGMEA president says ahead of Made in Bangladesh Week

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the "Made in Bangladesh Week 2022” on Sunday morning.

After the grand opening, a display zone at the Carnival Hall, titled “Experience the Transformation of RMG Towards Sustainability & Innovation”, will remain open till 6pm, said BGMEA President Faruque Hassan in a media briefing on Saturday afternoon.

The week-long event will be inaugurated at the Hall of fame of Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC).

The Prime Minister will also launch two coffee table books, on which BGMEA has been working since the beginning of this year.

The first book titled “The Untold Stories of Bangladesh RMG Industry: Economic, Social and Environmental Good Practices” aims to highlight the positive changes that have occurred in the industry throughout the years.

The second book is titled “Beauty of Bangladesh” through which BGMEA tried to articulate the unseen beauty of Bangladesh.

Apart from these two books, BGMEA will launch two other coffee table books after the events. One will be titled “Heritage of Bangladesh” and another will be prepared by compiling all the pictures received for MIB photography award. 

“Through this mega event, we want to brand Bangladesh and showcase the innovations in our industry,” said the BGMEA chief while responding to a question.

Speaking on global economy, he said, “We cannot control the global economy, but we want to do our job and boost our exports to the global market.”

"We will call ourselves successful if we can do that. And we need all of you with us to pull this off," he added.

The mega event “Made in Bangladesh Week 2022” has in fact started on Saturday morning through a golf tournament at Kurmitola Golf Club, said the BGMEA President.

People from home and abroad, especially international buyers and associates, joined the tournament.

With the theme “Care for Fashion”, the week-long event will continue till 18th November 2022.