Denmark Ambassador to Bangladesh Winnie Estrup Petersen paid a courtesy call on Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA Complex in Dhaka on Sunday.
The present situation of Bangladesh’s RMG industry, the global market scenario, current challenges and the sector’s priorities, among other issues, got due importance during their meeting, according to a press release.
They had also discussions on the scope of further collaboration and cooperation from Denmark, especially in the areas of sustainability, productivity improvement and more use of energy-efficient technologies in the garment industry of Bangladesh.
Faruque Hassan said the RMG industry of Bangladesh is working to strengthen its position in the global market through product diversification, innovation, efficiency improvement, and skill development while laying utmost importance on sustainability.
He requested Ambassador Winnie Estrup to extend her support in promoting the industry by sharing the positive development and stories about the RMG industry with both brands and consumers, read the release.
During her visit, the Danish envoy planted a sapling on the BGMEA premises to express her appreciation of BGMEA's committed efforts to promote sustainability in the RMG industry of Bangladesh.