Traders request PM to reopen garments, factories

Traders request PM to reopen garments, factories

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 15:16 29 July 2021  

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The business leaders have requested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to open all kinds of industries including garments. They hope that the Prime Minister will “respond to the request” considering the country’s economy and trade.

The business leaders met Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam at the Secretariat on Thursday and requested the Prime Minister to reopen the factory.

“We came to meet the Cabinet Secretary,” BGMEA president Faruk Hasan said after the meeting. “All kinds of industries should be allowed to work amid the ongoing lockdown. This is what we requested to him.”

“We have made this request to the Prime Minister through him,” he said, mentioned that the Cabinet Secretary will talk to the Prime Minister and informed the BGMEA about the decision quickly.

The BGMEA president further said that the request has been made to the government to take into account the Covid-19 situation, infections and deaths. “We hope the government will consider it,” he added.

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