October 23, 2021, 2:29 am

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2021-09-15 09:23:46 BdST

BGMEA seeks embassy’s support to expand apparel exports to US

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has sought support and cooperation of Bangladesh Embassy to the United States in promoting bilateral trade between Bangladesh and the USA, including increasing apparel exports to the US market.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan made the call during a meeting with Bangladesh Ambassador to the US M Shahidul Islam in Washington DC on September 10, said a press release.

BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali was also present in the meeting.

During the meeting, he also requested the envoy to assist in exploring avenues of attracting investment from US businessmen and non-resident Bangladeshis in textile industries in Bangladesh, particularly in the non-cotton segment.

Faruque Hassan expressed thanks to Ambassador M Shahidul Islam for his support and endeavour in ensuring a positive bilateral trade relation of Bangladesh with the USA.

The BGMEA leaders paid tributes to Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of his memorial at the Embassy.

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