Dhaka, Sunday, 05 December 2021

Netherlands Ambassador meets BGMEA President

Netherlands Ambassador meets BGMEA President

Apparel Correspondent: The Netherlands is keen to continue its support for the sustainable development of the Bangladesh RMG industry.

Ambassador of the Netherlands in Bangladesh Harry Verweij expressed the interest during a meeting with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters

Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA office in Dhaka on 31 May, according to the BGMEA.

They had discussions on different trade issues including the preparedness of the industry to face the challenges after graduation from LDC. They also discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global apparel trade, especially in Bangladesh, and strategies to overcome the effects.

The BGMEA President thanked the Dutch government for its continued support for the betterment of the apparel industry.

Paula Schindeler, Deputy Head of Mission, Mahjabeen Quader, Senior Advisor- Economic Affairs and CSR, the Netherlands Embassy in Dhaka, BGMEA Vice President Md Shahidullah Azim, Vice President Miran Ali, and Director Md Mohiuddin Rubel were also present at the meeting.