Leaders of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) have sought government support in addressing RMG sector's challenges.
Leaders of BGMEA headed by President Faruque Hassan met with M Tofazzel Hossain Miah, senior secretary at the Prime Minister's Office in Dhaka on Sunday and discussed the relevant issues, said the apex body of the apparel sector on Monday.
BGMEA vice presidents Shahidullah Azim, Khandoker Rafiqul Islam and Md. Nasir Uddin were present at the meeting, reports UNB.
They apprised the senior secretary about the present business situation and challenges being faced particularly by the RMG industry in Bangladesh and possible course of actions to deal with the challenges.
Faruque Hassan especially drew the attention to the issues and problems which are being faced by the garment industry.
He said the apparel industry of Bangladesh is passing a very important period when many challenges are on one side and enormous opportunities on the other side.
He urged for government initiatives and effective actions in tackling the challenges and making use of the opportunities.
The BGMEA leaders also requested for government steps to further improve ease of doing business, especially addressing the bottlenecks, reducing time, process and cost in all criteria of the doing business.
The senior secretary listened to the BGMEA leaders and assured of cooperation and support in dealing with the issues and problems.