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Md. Anisur Rahman Miah, Chairman of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK), paid a courtesy call on Faruque Hassan, President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on November 28.
Md. Siddiqur Rahman, former President of BGMEA, and S.M. Mannan (Kochi), Senior Vice President of BGMEA, were present at the meeting.
From RAJUK, Mohammed Nurul Islam, Member (Estate and Land); Major (Engr) Shamsuddin Ahmed Chowdhury (Retd), Member (Development); Md. Nasir Uddin, Member (Planning); ASM Raihanul Ferdous, Chief Engineer; and Tajina Sarowar, Director (Zone 3) were also present.
They had discussions about various issues, with a focus on enhancing road connections to the BGMEA Complex at Uttara in Dhaka.
During the meeting, President Faruque Hassan underscored the significance of the BGMEA Complex as a landmark in Uttara, highlighting the pivotal role played by BGMEA in the development of the readymade garment industry, a crucial pillar of Bangladesh’s economy.
He elaborated on the essential services provided by BGMEA to export-oriented garment factories, including the issuance of UD, which is vital for the industry.
Mentioning the substantial number of officials from different garment factories commuting to the BGMEA Complex daily, President Faruque Hassan expressed thanks to RAJUK for their efforts in constructing and repairing roads, particularly the one connecting Sector 12 of Uttara to the BGMEA Complex.
The improvements in roads have significantly eased communication for daily commuters in the area.
In the meeting, President Faruque Hassan emphasized the need for a road connecting Uttara Jasimuddin with the BGMEA Complex and sought RAJUK’s support in its construction.
He also called for assistance in preserving the lake surrounding the BGMEA Complex.
RAJUK Chairman Md. Anisur Rahman Miah noted the concerns raised by BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and assured him of all necessary support and cooperation in improving road communications in the specified areas.