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BKMEA signs trilateral MoU to facilitate RMG workers’ family

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Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) has signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding with Marie Stopes Bangladesh and Directorate General of Family Planning (GDFP) to facilitate readymade garments’ family members.

They inked the MoU, in association with Netherlands embassy, on Wednesday at the BKMEA conference room in Dhaka.

Dr. Kazi Mustafa Sarwar, Additional Secretary & Director General of GDFP, Mr Mansoor Ahmed, First Vice President of BKMEA, and Masrurul Islam, Country Director of Marie Stopes Bangladesh, signed the MoU on behalf of their respective sides.

They inked the deal to enhance the family related services to the RGM workers under the BKMEA.

It will play a vital role to the female workers for family planning and sexual and reproductive health service, says a press release.

Dr Md Shamsul Karim, Programme Manager, FP-FSD, DGFP, and Md Homaun Kaabir Khan Shilpi, Vice President (Finance) of BKMEA, delivered their welcome speech in the programme.

Dr Annie Vestjens, First Secretary, SRHR and Gender, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, joined the signing ceremony as special guest.

Imrul Hasan Khan, General Manager, (Special Programmes), Marie Stopes Bangladesh, Pranab Kumar Neogi, Joint Secretary, Director (Finance) & Line Director (FP-FSD), Directorate General of Family planning also spoke on the occasion.

High officials of the BKMEA, GDFP, Marie Stopes Bangladesh and members of other organisations were also present in the event.

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