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BGMEA president meets Laudes Foundation CEO

Staff Correspondent
03 Nov 2021 21:11:10 | Update: 03 Nov 2021 21:11:10
BGMEA president meets Laudes Foundation CEO
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan meets Leslie Johnston, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Laudes Foundation. — Courtesy Photo

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan met with Leslie Johnston, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Laudes Foundation in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday.

BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali, Directors Asif Ashraf and Abdullah Hil Rakib, and Shams Mahmud, Managing Director of Shasha Denims Ltd were also present on the occasion.

The BGMEA leaders called upon the Laudes Foundation to extend its support to the Centre of Innovation, Efficiency and OSH to facilitate trainings needed to face the challenge of industry 4.0. 

The centre, set up at the BGMEA headquarters in Dhaka, aims to build capacity of the industry to achieve the level of excellence in the area of product particularly through the use of disruptive technologies like 3D designing and virtual prototyping, which is the need of the hour. It will support the industry for further optimizing cost and lead time to a significant extent.

The Laudes Foundation is working closely for awareness raising programs to achieve SDG goals.

The Laudes Foundation is an independent foundation joining the growing movement to accelerate the transition to a climate-positive and inclusive global economy.

Leslie Johnston also had a meeting with State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, MP in Glasgow.