BGMEA organizes roundtable on RMG industry

A roundtable meeting was organized by BGMEA to discuss the present situation of Bangladesh’s RMG industry and way forward.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, MP, Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, MP, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, MP attended the discussion held at a city hotel on 4 October.
BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman chaired the event where government policymakers, business leaders, economists, academics and journalists were present and took part in lively discussion on the prospects and challenges of the apparel industry in Bangladesh.
BGMEA Vice President (Finance) Mohammed Nasir presented the keynote and moderated the discussion.
Other discussants of the roundtable meeting include Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Principal Co-ordinator (SDG Affairs), Prime Minister’s Office; Md. Nojibur Rahman, Chairman, National Board of Revenue; Paban Chowdhury, Executive Chairman, BEZA; Md. Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin), President, FBCCI; Dr. Mohammad Tamim, Professor, BUET; Professor Mustafizur Rahman; Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD); Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur, Executive Director, Policy Research Institute; Anisur Rahman Sinha, former President, BGMEA; Abdus Salam Murshedy, former President, BGMEA; Tapan Chowdhury, President, BTMA; Asif Ibrahim, former President, DCCI; Shyamal Dutta, Editor, the Bhorer Kagoj;   Mohammad Hossain, Director General, Power Cell, Power Division; Jamaluddin Ahmed, Director, Bangladesh Bank; and Mia Md. Abu Obaida, Additional Commissioner, Customs Bond Commissionerate.