A delegation of BGMEA led by its President Faruque Hassan held a meeting with Paban Chowdhury, Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) at BEZA office in Dhaka on 25 May. They had discussion on the progress of constructing the garment village at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN).
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan extended thanks to the BEZA for developing the industrial park and leasing land to set up garment factories at BSMSN. He also expressed his hope that state-of-the-art garment factories in the industrial park will generate more employment and contribute to the country’s economy with export earnings.
After the meeting, the BGMEA President handed over a cheque of Tk. 15.85 crore to the BEZA Executive Chairman as a payment by eight garment factories for getting land allotment in the garment park. Earlier, 41 apparel manufacturers got allotment of industrial plots at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar.
BGMEA Vice President (Finance) Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, Vice President Miran Ali and Vice President Md. Nasir Uddin were present in the occasion.