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23 April, 2018 08:28:35 AM
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Bangladesh is global leader in workplace safely: BGMEA

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Bangladesh is global leader in workplace safely: BGMEA

Bangladesh apparel industry is in the leading position globally in building safe work environment, said Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), reports BSS.

Terming Rana Plaza tragedy 'a wake-up call' for Bangladesh readymade garment (RMG) industry, BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman said: "We, the entrepreneurs, have concentrated on ensuring risk-free work environment for our labourers along with building sustainable industry."

"Now, we are the role model globally in building safe work environment," said Siddiqur in an interview with BSS on the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy that took place on April 24, 2013 leaving 1,138 people dead and nearly 2,000 others injured.

After the shocking incident, the government, global brands and BGMEA took different initiative to overcome the disastrous situation.

The BGMEA President said initiatives were taken to

inspect and carry outremediation work in the factories under international bodies Accord and Alliance and National Action Plan (NAP) of the government.

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