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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Chairman Faruque Hassan said that the RMG industry will show its capability in front of the world to further increase its global market share.

He made the remarks during a press conference on Saturday (November 12) ahead of the week-long exhibition “Made in Bangladesh Week 2022” which kicks off on Sunday.

“We want to showcase our development and what we have done over the past few years. We will also showcase the progress and innovation in each plant,” the BGMEA chief said, explaining the purpose of organizing the mega event. .

About the current economic downturn, he said, “We all know the world situation. We can’t control the economy, but we have to do our part.

Faruque Hassan added that the BGMEA will organize the exhibition every year.

Highlighting the recovery from the Covid-induced economic shocks, he said: “In the context of the current global challenge, we want to show our buyers what types of products we produce. We want to show our innovations and the quality of work.

Expressing hope to overcome the current energy crisis, he said, “We are in talks with the government about the fuel and electricity crisis and we hope we can solve this problem.”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is due to inaugurate the “Made in Bangladesh Week 2022” at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center Hall of Fame on Sunday morning.

After the grand opening, an exhibition area at Carnival Hall, titled “Experience RMG’s transformation towards sustainability and innovation,” will remain open until 6 p.m., the BGMEA chief said during the briefing.

The Prime Minister will also launch two coffee table books, which BGMEA has been working on since the beginning of this year.

The first book titled “The Untold Stories of Bangladesh RMG Industry: Economic, Social and Environmental Good Practices” aims to highlight the positive changes that have taken place in the industry over the years.

The second book is titled “Beauty of Bangladesh” through which BGMEA attempted to articulate the invisible beauty of Bangladesh.

The mega event “Made in Bangladesh Week 2022” indeed began on Saturday morning with a golf tournament at the Kurmitola Golf Club, said the president of the BGMEA.

Stakeholders from home and abroad, especially representatives of international brands and buyers who are currently doing business with Bangladesh, will attend this mega event.

The week-long event will run until November 18, 2022, themed “Care for Fashion”.