Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan laid emphasis on increased business interactions between Bangladeshi and Indian apparel exporters to ensure collaboration for mutual development of their respective industries.
He made the remarks as Rahul Mehta, Chief Mentor of Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), paid a courtesy call at his office in Dhaka on Sunday.
During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to the ready made garment industry, especially potential avenues of collaboration between Bangladesh and India to complement each other for the development of the apparel industry in both countries.
On behalf of CMAI, Rahul Mehta invited BGMEA members to participate in the upcoming "Fabrics Accessories and Beyond - The CMAI Fab Show" to be held in Mumbai, India from September 19-21.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan stressed that increased business interactions between apparel and textile exporters of Bangladesh and India can open up windows of trade opportunities for both countries.
He expressed hope that the trade show would bring manufacturers and exporters of both countries closer, paving the way to derive mutual trade benefits.
Bangladeshi exporters will be able to showcase the potential and strengths of the RMG industry among the participants of the trade fair, Faruque Hassan said.