The two organizations signed a production and quality consultation agreement
Beximco Health and K2 Logistics Bangladesh Limited, a Japan based quality inspection company, has signed a production and quality consultation agreement.
Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Naoki Ito attended the signing ceremony in-person while Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, virtually attended the event on Wednesday, said a media statement.
Beximco Group Chairman ASF Rahman, Beximco Group Director and CEO Syed Naved Husain, and Beximco PPE Ltd Executive Director Dr Mohidus Samad Khan attended the event as well.
During their speeches Syed Naved Husain, Naoki Ito, ASF Rahman and other distinguished guests highlighted the importance of Japanese expertise in professional-level inspection and quality control techniques which are of extreme importance in PPE and medical supply chains.
The Japanese ambassador was overwhelmed while visiting the Beximco Health PPE Industrial Park where the company is producing all types of PPE fabrics including melt-blown, laminations, isolation and surgical gowns, surgical masks, N95 Cup type and foldable type masks, KN95, FFP1, FFP2 masks, shoe covers, head covers and ETO sterilization facilities. The sewing facilities for the gowns and coveralls are in a fully pharmaceutical “clean-room” environment.
After the signing ceremony at the Beximco PPE Park, the ambassador visited Beximco Industrial Park.
At the Beximco Industrial Park, the ambassador also inaugurated the start-up and launch of the World Class State-of-the-Art Tsudakoma Looms, Sizing Machine and Warping Machine which Beximco sourced from Japan, financed by JICA.
Tetsuro Kano, general manager of Itochu Dhaka Office and president of Japanese Association; Hikaru Kawai, general manager of Marubeni Dhaka Office and president of Japanese Commerce and Industry Association of Dhaka; Yuho Hayakawa, chief representative of JICA Bangladesh Office; Yuji Ando, chief representative of JETRO Dhaka Office; Dr Moazzem Hussain, advisor of K2 Logistics Bangladesh Limited; Ryoma Mitani, executive director of Ken2 Japan, Toshihide Yuda, COO of K2 Logistics Bangladesh Ltd also attended the program.