Factories to remain open during strict lockdown
Published: 08:51 PM, 11 April 2021
Factories to remain open during strict lockdown; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
The government has decided to keep factories running during the full lockdown starting from April 14.
The decision was taken at a virtual meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam on Sunday afternoon.
Mohammad Hatem, first vice president of Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) confirmed the development.
The meeting was attended by Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Sheikh Fazle Fahim, BGMEA Acting President Mohammad Abdus Salam, newly-elected President Faruk Hasan, BKMEA Vice-President Mohammad Hatem and BTMA President Mohammad Ali.
Earlier in the day, four garment organizations BGMEA, BKMEA, BTMEA, and EAB demanded that the garment and textile factories be kept open in Lockdown this afternoon.