Dhaka, Sunday, 05 December 2021

ILO delegation meets BGMEA President Faruque Hassan

ILO delegation meets BGMEA President Faruque Hassan

Apparel Correspondent: A delegation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) led by its Country Director, Tuomo Poutiainen, held a meeting with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA office in Dhaka on 23 May, according to the BGMEA.

They discussed the progress of the ongoing projects jointly implemented by ILO and BGMEA in the RMG sector. They also had discussion on the possible avenues of collaboration between ILO and BGMEA for further development of the industry, especially for workers’ well-being.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan expressed his thanks to the ILO for providing its support to Bangladesh garment industry in ensuring workers’ rights and welfare.

ILO Country Director Tuomo Poutiainen praised the developments the RMG sector has made in the areas of workplace safety and social compliance.

BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali, Directors Barrister Shehrin Salam Oishee and Asif Ashraf also attended the meeting.