Bangladesh apparel manufacturers leading organization Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to start its office activities in its new premises in Uttara, sector- 17, Dhaka from April 12.
Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina officially inaugurated this new annex today via a video conference from her official residence at Ganabhaban.
The new office building (13 storied) comprising two towers is being constructed on five and a half bigha of land at Lake View of Uttara (Sector-17) in Dhaka.
“We are going to leave the Hatirjheel building and move to Uttara’s new building within the time given by the court,” the BGMEA president Siddiqur Rahman said.
By the High Court order the current BGMEA office in Hatirjhil will be dismantled as the building didn’t have land permission, also violated the reservoir law.
Apparel manufacturers expressed that this move will create a positive image in the international arena. Meanwhile, the international brands also appreciated BGMEA for complying the High Court order.
The new office is comprised of an exhibition hall, a conference room with 750 sitting capacity, two seminar hall, a swimming pool, and other modern facilities.