20th AGM of BKMEA held
DHAKA, Nov 18, 2018 (BSS) – The 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) was held
on Saturday at the Nasim Osman Memorial Park at Fatullah in Narayanganj.
Chaired by BKMEA President AKM Selim Osman, the agenda of the 20th AGM was
passed unanimously by all of its members, said a press release today.
BKMEA First Vice President Monsur Ahmed, Second Vice President Fazle
Shamim Ehsan, Vice President (Finance) Humayun Kabir Shilpi were present,
among others, at the meeting.
After the AGM, the 22nd Founding Anniversary of BKMEA and the reunion of
its members was also held at the same venue through cutting a cake. Shamim
Osman, MP, was present at that function as chief guest while FBCCI former
Vice President and Bangladesh Re-Rolling Mills Association President Mohammad
Ali, FBCCI Director Prabir Kumar Saha, Narayanganj Chamber of Commerce
President Khaled Haider Khan Kajol were also present.
The BKMEA members at that function honoured its President AKM Selim Osman
by giving him a crest.
Speaking at the function, BKMEA President AKM Selim Osman urged the
government to continue its support to the business community adding that
around 15 lakh workers including 70 percent female workers are involved in
the knitwear sector.
Bangladesh exported knitwear items worth $15.8 billion in 164 countries in
the last fiscal year.