BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said at a press conference today, Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the first-ever Made in Bangladesh Week in November. The event to be organised by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in partnership with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) will showcase sustainability strides being made by Bangladesh garment makers.
The press conference was organised to highlight the details of the event to be held in Dhaka next November. The event to be held from November 12-18 will represent a major branding exercise for Bangladesh’s burgeoning garment manufacturing industry as it looks to position itself as the first-choice apparel sourcing hub for global fashion retailers said, BGMEA President
“Made in Bangladesh Week” is the first branding event of the Bangladesh Apparel Industry dedicated solely to celebrating and showcasing the groundbreaking, newest innovations, compliance, and sustainable developments of the RMG sector in the global market. The event aims to promote the apparel industry of Bangladesh locally and globally by showcasing the compelling stories of the ready-made garments sector, especially its impressive strides in the areas of workplace safety, environmental sustainability and workers’ well-being.
The event is expected to draw a gathering of more than a thousand people from home and abroad, including key stakeholders in the local and global fashion industry. Bangladesh’s garment manufacturing industry has undergone a renaissance in recent times. Significant strides have been made in technological innovation, eco-friendly production, worker welfare and factory safety.
BGMEA President also shared the recent visits with Prime Minister in India. The BGMEA president also hoped that the share of Bangladesh in the global apparel market would exceed 10% by 2025 from the existing 6.3%. When asked about India allowing transit for Bangladeshi shipments, he said, “This will play a positive role in increasing Bangladesh’s exports.”
The official website of “Made in Bangladesh Week” – https://www.madeinbangladeshweek.com has been launched containing detailed information about the event which will be held in Dhaka on 12-18 November this year.