FE Today Logo

BGMEA opens Knowledge Centre

April 03, 2024 00:00:00

In an effort to enhance the competitiveness of the garment industry, the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) launched the 'Khalilur Rahman Knowledge Centre' at its headquarters in Dhaka on Tuesday, reports BSS.

As the apex trade body representing the ready-made garment (RMG) sector, BGMEA endeavors to equip industry stakeholders with the requisite knowledge, skills, and technical know-how to tackle future challenges effectively, said a press release.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan inaugurated the Knowledge Centre in presence of Khalilur Rahman's daughter Nasreen Subhan, son architect Nahas Ahmed Khalil and daughter-in-law Rupa Sayef.

Named in honour of late Major General Khalilur Rahman (Retd), former president of BGMEA, the knowledge centre stands as a tribute to his significant contributions that have been instrumental in the development of Bangladesh's apparel sector.

At the inauguration ceremony, BGMEA President Faruque emphasized the imperative of continuous knowledge enhancement for fostering competitiveness and sustainable growth within the RMG industry.

He underscored the pivotal role that the knowledge centre will play in disseminating industry-relevant knowledge and enhancing its overall competitiveness.

Equipped with state-of-the-art digital devices, the Khalilur Rahman Knowledge Centre will serve as a hub for learning and collaboration, facilitating training sessions, seminars and workshops.

Through its digitally enabled platform, industry experts, academia, and professionals from across the globe will have the opportunity to engage virtually, exchanging insights and expertise on current and emerging business issues, as well as advancements in industry-related technologies.

Share if you like