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BGMEA Names New President and Officials

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), a trade association representing the country’s readymade-garment industry, announced leadership changes on Wednesday.

Siddiqur Rahman, managing director of Sterling Denims, has been elected president of BGMEA for a two-year term, effective September 22.

He will be joined by Moinuddin Ahmed, managing director of M.N. Knitwears, as first vice-president, while Faruque Hassan, managing director of Giant Apparels, will serve as senior vice-president.

A further five vice-presidents were also selected: SM Mannan Kochi of Seha Design; Evergreen Sweaters’ Mohammed Nasir; managing director of Rising Apparels, Mahmud Hasan Khan; Ferdous Perves Bivon of Bando Fashions; and Farmin Fashion Design’s Md. Ferdous.