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IAF offers support for sustainable RMG sector in BD

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Sunday 08 October, 2017 09:06:29 pm

IAF offers support for sustainable RMG sector in BD

Dhaka, Oct 8 (UNB) - The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has assured Bangladesh of extending their support for sustainable RMG sector. 

IAF President Han Bekke came up with the assurance during his recent meeting with Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal at the Embassy of Bangladesh in The Hague, said the Embassy on Sunday.

The IAF President elaborated their plans for sustainable RMG sector in Bangladesh through cross-over of cooperation among the Dutch government, Bangladesh government, specialised educational institutes in fashion, design and branding of both Bangladesh and the Netherlands and also through collaborative arrangements between suppliers of Bangladesh and the global buyers, especially the European ones.

Bangladesh Ambassador and the IAF President also underscored the importance of upscaling in the value chain in the RMG sector of Bangladesh for its long-term sustainability in terms of higher value addition, social and environmental compliances.

The IAF is a global federation for national clothing and textile associations from more than 40 countries, representing over 150,000 companies.