** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

BGMEA opens library to meet industry need for knowledge

28 March 2023

Staff Reporter :
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) opened a library at its headquarters in Uttara to meet the needs of information, research, and education in order to facilitate the RMG industry's move towards sustainable development.  
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan inaugurated the Library at BGMEA Complex in Uttara, Dhaka on Monday.
The BGMEA library is named after Professor Dr Mazharul Islam, former Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University, first Director General of Bangla Academy, freedom fighter and one of the pioneers of the garment industry.
Prof Dr Mazharul Islam has recently been awarded the Ekushey Padak (posthumously) in recognition of his significant contribution to education.
In 1985, Dr Mazharul founded Sparrow Apparels Limited, a garment industry, and served as its Managing Director. He served as the Vice-President of BGMEA during 1985-1987 and contributed to the development of the garment industry.
The inaugural ceremony was also attended by BGMEA Vice Presidents Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, Md Nasir Uddin, Directors Neela Hosna Ara and Shovon Islam, among others, were present.

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