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PDS keen to increase apparel sourcing from Bangladesh

BTJ Desk Report
PDS keen to increase apparel sourcing from Bangladesh

PDS Limited, an India-based apparel buyer, has reiterated its interest in increasing sourcing garments from Bangladesh in the coming years.

Vice Chairman of PDS Limited Pallak Seth along with Group CEO Sanjay Jain called on BGMEA President Faruque Hassan in Dhaka on Tuesday and expressed the willingness of PDS in expanding business in Bangladesh.

Shahed Mahmud, Country Director – Bangladesh, PDS Limited, was also present on the occasion.

Earlier at the press conference of the Made in Bangladesh Week held in November 2022, the apparel buyer announced its plan of doubling sourcing from Bangladesh.

PDS Limited was a valued sponsor of the Made in Bangladesh Week as “In Association With”.

PDS Vice Chairman Pallak Seth praised the outstanding achievements of Bangladesh’s RMG industry in the areas of workplace safety, environmental sustainability, and other social compliance that have brightened Bangladesh’s image internationally and strengthened its position as the safest and greenest apparel manufacturing hub in the global market.

He also lauded the way Bangladesh’s RMG industry has made headway in terms of product diversification, manufacturing capacity building, productivity and efficiency enhancement, and technology upgradation.

With such remarkable strides Bangladesh had been able to boost the confidence of global apparel buyers, he opined.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said Bangladesh was committed to pursuing the growth of the RMG industry in a sustainable way so that it had a positive impact on the economy, people, and the planet.

Building on the achievements had made so far, the industry had continued its efforts to pursue excellence in order to retain its fame as a safe and sustainable apparel exporter in the world, he added.


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