Dhaka:Belgium’s Queen Mathilde Marie Christine visited Bangladeshi’s knit composite manufacturing company in Narayanganj situated near Dhaka on Tuesday.
She satisfied with work environment in these manufacturing units.
The Belgium’s Queen is now on a three-day visit to Bangladesh in her capacity as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocate.
Queen Mathilde reached Fakir Apparels around noon time. Correspondents of different European media accompanied the Queen during her visit. She visited the corporate building, production house, day-care centre and different parts of the factory.
Women workers of the factory gifted a t-shirt which was made at the production house to the Queen. Queen Mathilde talked with the workers with the help of an interpreter.
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) Executive President Mohammad Hatem, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan, Fakir Apparels Managing Director Fakir Moniruzzaman, DMD Nafijuzzaman, Directors Fakir Rafsanuzzaman and Munjarin Jaman were present, among others, during the visit of the Queen.
Describing the Queen’s visit as a positive thing for the garment industries, BKMEA and BGMEA leaders said her visit made a big contribution to branding of Bangladeshi garment factories. The Queen became happy after knowing and witnessing the facilities of the workers specially women workers through her visit