Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / British High Commissioner visits RMG units in Bangladesh
British High Commissioner visits RMG units in Bangladesh
Jun '16
The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Alison Blake, recently visited two readymade garment (RMG) factories in Gazipur to extend UK's support to develop worker's safety and provide skill training to Bangladeshi RMG workers.

Blake visited Echotex and Dalas Fashions in Bangladesh. Both the factories receive support from the UK through the Skills and Employment Programme in Bangladesh (Sudokkho) and the UK's work to support National Action Plan for the Ready-made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (the SNAP-B Programme).

The UK has increased its support to improve safety and workplace conditions in Bangladesh post the Rana Plaza tragedy in 2013.

Blake said, “With increasing competition in the global apparels trade, Bangladesh needs to maintain its competitive edge and capitalise on its largest asset - its human resources. Investing in the skills development of its workforce, as Echotex has done using its in-house facilities, will help it do this.” (HO)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: BGMEA

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Feb 2017

'Brands & buyers should help Bangladeshi factory owners'

Brands and buyers should come forward to help factory owners in...

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Feb 2017

Myanmar sets up new committee to revise minimum wage

The Government of Myanmar has set up a new committee, replacing an...

Courtesy: PT Indonesia Taroko Textile

Textiles | On 27th Feb 2017

Taiwan's Lealea to buy Tarako textile plant in Indonesia

Taiwan based textile manufacturer Lealea Enterprise Company, one of...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search