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BGMEA against unrest in RMG sector

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 25 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president Faruque Hassan has put emphasis on maintaining peaceful atmosphere in RMG sector to ensure sustained growth of the export-oriented industry.

He made the call when a BGMEA delegation led by him met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at the secretariat on Wednesday, says a release.

“The RMG industry has been making significant contribution to the economic development of Bangladesh and has created employment for millions of people in the country,” Faruque told the home minister.

Given its huge importance to the economy, it is the responsibility of all to protect the interest of this industry, he added.

They had discussion on the overall situation of the ready-made garment industry. BGMEA president also apprised Kamal of the challenges and opportunities of the industry.

The BGMEA president expressed thanks and gratitude to the home ministry and law enforcement agencies for providing their support and cooperation to the RMG industry through maintaining law and order situations and assuring security in the garment sector. He also hoped that the home ministry and law enforcers would continue their support to the industries. Former BGMEA presidents Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, Abdus Salam Murshedy and Md Siddiqur Rahman, incumbent BGMEA senior vice president SM Mannan, vice president (Finance) Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, vice president Md Nasir Uddin, director Haroon Ar Rashid and former director ANM Saifuddin were also on the BGMEA delegation.