Desk Report: BGMEA President Faruque Hassan met with Dan Rees, Director of Better Work in Geneva on February 25.They had discussion on the activities and progress of Better Work program in improving working conditions and competitiveness in the garment industry of Bangladesh.
Better Work is a program of the International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said the RMG industry of Bangladesh has made exemplary progress in workplace safety and labour rights through unprecedented collaboration of the global brands and retailers, manufacturers, government, ILO, development partners, and local and global unions.
Moreover, the industry has continued efforts to keep the momentum going, he said. Faruque Hassan requested Dan Rees to share the impressive strides of the RMG industry with stakeholders and in global forums.