The summit will also showcase the progress of initiatives taken to improve the safety standard and condition of the workers in the RMG sector following the factory disaster in 2013.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the single-day largest expo on the $28 billion apparel industry. The mega event will be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital.
The day-long event will be attended by representatives from buyers, brands, university scholars and workers’ representatives who will focus on possible road map to the achievement of $50 billion export target.
As a sequel to the success of first Dhaka Apparel Summit, BGMEA is going to hold the second summit of its kind on February 25, 2017, said Mohammed Nasir, vice-president of the apex trade body of clothing industry.