Huq-led new BGMEA office bearers take charge in Dhaka

April 28, 2019 - Bangladesh

The newly elected office bearers of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) led by the first female president, Rubana Huq, took charge of the trade body last week for a two-year term at its 36th annual general meeting at the new headquarters of the association at Uttara in Dhaka. Huq took over from Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman.

After taking office, Huq assured to work with honesty and integrity to serve all stakeholders of the country’s readymade garment sector.

On Accord and Alliance, she said time had arrived for the country to enforce its own monitoring mechanism in the industry and reject prescription from outsiders.

‘We want to face the challenge of the fourth industrial revolution and to generate employment through adopting technology,’Bangla media reports quoted her as saying.

On April 6, Rubana Huq-led Sammilita Forum panel swept the biennial elections to BGMEA, bagging all 35 directorship posts. (DS)