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Dhaka Apparel Summit held with optimism about sustainable apparel industry
The second edition of Dhaka Apparel Summit was held with much enthusiasm and spontaneous participation of speakers and audience from home and abroad.
Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Summit at Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka on 25 February.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque (Chunnu), the BGMEA Vice Presidents, Board of Directors, and former BGMEA Presidents also attended the opening ceremony.
BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman presided over the inaugural ceremony which was packed with participants, including diplomats, government high-ups, academics, industrialists, business leaders, journalists, students and other professions.
International experts and local speakers took part in three sessions on separate topics; and their lively discussion kept the audience’s attention to the last minute of the daylong Summit.
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) organized the Summit in collaboration with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) with the theme “Together for a Better Tomorrow”.
The Summit concluded with positive a mood of optimism that that sustainable apparel industry is achievable if all stakeholders put their hands together and carry out their shared responsibilities.
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