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British High Commissioner visits Beximco parks


Published : 24 Oct 2021 10:07 PM | Updated : 26 Oct 2021 07:20 PM

A delegation of four members from British High Commission Dhaka led by H.E Robert Chatterton Dickson, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, along with Teressa Albor, wife of British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Derek Griffiths, Head of Trade and Investment-Bangladesh and Tom Burge, Counsellor/Head of Governance and Political Team visited BEXIMCO Industrial Park and BEXIMCO PPE Park on Saturday. 

The ceremony was jointly  hosted by Syed Naved Husain, Beximco  Group Director & CEO and Neyamul Hasan, Country Business Line Leader of Intertek BD.

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TNaved along with top officials of BEXIMCO Group welcomed the delegation team at BEXIMCO Industrial Park. The British team visited modern PPE manufacturing facilities inside BEXIMCO PPE Park including the center of excellence INTERTEK lab which is in the same premises. BEXIMCO PPE team demonstrated production facilities and cutting edge technologies to produce hospital grade gowns, coveralls, surgical masks, respirators and non-woven fabrics for local and international markets. The British team highly appreciated the state-of-the-art facilities for production and testing of high quality PPE in BEXIMCO PPE park. During the visit H.E. Robert Chatterton Dickson thanked BEXIMCO for taking the timely initiative to establish such high priority facilities during this global pandemic situation, and emphasized the importance of accessibility of high quality PPE items to ensure safety of health workers. 

He assured to extend his cooperation to BEXIMCO to achieving and upholding international standards in PPE manufacturing. Mr. Syed Naved Husain of BEXIMCO Group thanked H.E. Robert Chatterton Dickson and his team members for their continuous support to establish world class PPE facilities at BEXIMCO PPE Park.

After BEXIMCO PPE Park visit the British delegation also visited the State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facilities Including the world’s largest Sustainable Washing Plant and BEXIMCO Ceramics Plant inside BEXIMCO Industrial Park. The team had lunch at BEXIMCO Industrial Park hosted by the Beximco Group Chairman A.S. F Rahman.The British delegation ended up their day long visit at BEXIMCO and departed to Dhaka at 4pm.