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BGMEA president shares impressive stories of RMG industry at IAF


By BSS
Published : 10 Nov 2021 08:54 PM | Updated : 12 Nov 2021 10:21 AM

The President of the Bangladesh Garment  Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan attended the  Board Meeting of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) held in Antwerp,  Belgium. 

He also took part in the General Assembly of IAF members. BGMEA Vice  President Miran Ali attended the General Assembly on invitation, said a press  release.

Faruque Hassan has been elected as a Board Member of the International  Apparel Federation (IAF) at the General Assembly of IAF members on 19 May  2021. He was the first from the BGMEA Board joining the IAF in 2013.

The BGMEA President gave closing remarks at the 36th IAF World Fashion  Convention held in Antwerp, Belgium yesterday where he apprised the audience  of the current status of Bangladesh's RMG industry and its impressive  strides, especially in the areas of workplace safety, environmental  sustainability and workers' wellbeing. 

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He also invited all to the next IAF Fashion Convention which will be held  in Dhaka, Bangladesh in November 2022. 

BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali attended the opening keynote panel of the  IAF Convention as a speaker and discussed responsible purchasing practices. The outgoing IAF President Han Bekke handed over the IAF presidency to  CemAltan during the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention. BGMEA Director Abdullah Hil Rakib also participated in the 36thIAF  Convention. 

IAF is the world's leading federation for apparel manufacturers, their  associations, and the supporting industry that represents the interests of  apparel companies in different stages of the supply chain, including brands,  retailers and manufacturers. 

   IAF's membership includes apparel manufacturing associations as well as  brands from more than 40 countries.  BGMEA is the member of the International Apparel Federation since 2013. 

The IAF provides its members with valuable information and guidance and it  represents its members on several international platforms working incessantly  on more industry standardization, harmonisation, industry collaboration and inclusiveness of global solutions.

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