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BRAC keen to provide support to garment factories

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  • 28 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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BRAC keen to provide support to garment factories
A delegation of BRAC exchange views with BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA PR office in the capital on Saturday.

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BRAC has shown interest for supporting Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to help RMG factories adopt sustainable technology and knowledge.

A delegation of BRAC expressed the willingness in meeting with BGMEA president Faruque Hassan at BGMEA PR office in Gulshan in the capital on Saturday.

Barrister SK Jenefa K Jabbar, director of Human Rights and Legal Aid Services, Social Compliance and Safeguarding, BRAC; Md Zillur Rahman, programme head of BRAC Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Programme; Khadiza Ahmed, senior manager, Mahjabeen Ahmed, manager of Knowledge Management, Innovation and Fundraising; Patrick Mostyn, programmes partnerships manager for Asia, BRAC UK, and Coral Flemming, program partnership officer of BRAC UK were present on the occasion.

BGMEA vice-president Shahidullah Azim also attended the meeting. They had discussion on possible areas where BGMEA and BRAC could work together for the betterment of RMG industry.

BGMEA president said that Bangladesh’s RMG industry has made exemplary strides in towards environmental sustainability and has continued its efforts in the area.

He called upon BRAC to provide support to garment factories, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in embracing technological solutions for cleaner production.