BGMEA new board vows to take garment industry to new heights

Published : 05 May 2024 09:06 PM

S.M. Mannan (Kochi), President of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), said it's our collective responsibility to fulfill the dream of 'Sonar Bangla' envisioned by the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He noted that under the visionary leadership of Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh is progressing towards realizing this dream, with the garment industry playing a significant role. The industry is committed to achieving the goal of $100 billion in garment exports by 2030, he said.

He said that every citizen of the country will get a better life, everyone will enjoy the benefits of freedom – the present Board of BGMEA is working with this conviction.

The observations were made when the BGMEA Board led by President S.M. Mannan (Kochi) paid homage to the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his mausoleum in Tungipara, Gopalganj on May 4.

Former President of BGMEA and Bangladesh Awami League Industries and Trade Affairs Secretary Md. Siddiqur Rahman, former Director of BGMEA Md Khosru Chowdhury MP, BGMEA Senior Vice President Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, Vice President (Finance) Md Nasir Uddin, Vice President Abdullah Hil Rakib, Directors Asif Ashraf, Md. Imranur Rahman, Shovon Islam, Md. Ashikur Rahman (Tuhin), Anowar Hossain (Manik), Mesbah Uddin Khan, Shams Mahmud, Rajiv Chowdhury, Md. Jakir Hossain, Nusrat Bari Asha, Md. Mohiuddin Rubel, Barrister Shehrin Salam Oishee, Md. Nurul Islam, Saifuddin Siddiquie Sagar, and Md. Rezaul Alam (Miru), and Md. Absar Hossain were present.

They honored Bangabandhu by laying a wreath at his mausoleum, standing in reverent silence for a while as a mark of profound respect for the memory of Bangabandhu.

Special prayers were also offered for the three million martyrs of the Liberation War and Bangabandhu.

BGMEA President S. M. Mannan (Kochi) urged everyone to come forward to fulfill Bangabandhu's dream of 'Sonar Bangla', that is a prosperous 'Smart Bangladesh' by 2041, as envisioned by the Honorable Prime Minister.