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BGMEA, EU discuss Bangla garment sector
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Feb '16
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) held a meeting with the visiting delegation of European Union (EU) to discuss the development of Bangladesh's garment sector, according to BGMEA website.

BGMEA president Siddiqur Rahman briefed the EU delegation about Bangladesh readymade garment industry, its safety improvements and ongoing remediation work.

The EU delegation expressed satisfaction over the progress on safety of workers in the Bangladesh readymade garment industry, but called for more initiatives for labour rights and wages, said Siddiqur Rahman after the meeting in a press briefing. “They are happy about the improvements we have made in the structural, electrical and fire safety”, he added.

The delegation, led by Jean Lambert, member of the European parliament, comprised Ivan Stefanec, Mayaudon Pierre, Frederic Maduraud, Mario Ronconi, Abu Syed Belal, Katarzyna Kaszubska and Othmar Okx. (NA)

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