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BGMEA president exchanges views with former US envoy

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  • 16 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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BGMEA president exchanges views with former US envoy

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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan met with former US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat in Washington recently.

Ambassador of Bangladesh to the USA M Shahidul Islam and Director of Giant Group Sharmeen Hassan Tithi were also present on the occasion, said a press release on Wednesday.

The BGMEA President thanked the former envoy for her role in strengthening the relations between Bangladesh and the USA during her tenure in Dhaka.

Terming Marcia Bernicat as a good friend and well-wisher of Bangladesh, Faruque Hassan requested her support and cooperation to change the narrative of Bangladesh readymade garment industry in the USA as she was closely involved with the development and transformation of Bangladesh garment industry into a safe and sustainable one.

She was also requested to share the positive development and stories about the RMG industry she witnessed during her stay in Dhaka with key personnel in the US government and relevant stakeholders.

The BGMEA President expressed hope that Marcia Bernicat would continue her support to promote Bangladesh and its interests in the US.