Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan on Tuesday sought support from Spain regarding the potential of foreign investment in non-cotton and technical textiles and high-end apparel items.
He also sought support and cooperation of the government of Spain through extension of transition period for smoother graduation from LDC.
Ambassador of Spain to Bangladesh, Francisco de Asís Benítez Salas, met the BGMEA chief at the latter’s office and discussed areas of cooperation.
The Ambassador of Spain lauded the progress of the apparel industry of Bangladesh.
BGMEA Vice President Shahidullah Azim also attended the meeting.
They had discussions about issues related to the readymade garment industry in Bangladesh, including its progress in the areas of workplace safety, social and environmental sustainability.