MoU to expand BKMEA apparel institute signed

MoU to expand BKMEA apparel institute signed (May 13, 2012)

Staff Reporter

Institute of Apparel Research and Technology (iART) of BKMEA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Saturday with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), UK for carrying out its expansion works.
The MoU was signed under the auspices of Bangladesh Netware Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), says a BKMEA press release.
Commerce Secretary Md. Golam Hossain witnessed the signing ceremony when BKMEA President AKM Selim presided over it at BKMEA office in the capital. International Coordinator of Better Work in Textiles and Garments (BWTG) John T Smith, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), UK Colin Robert Sloan Renfrew, Directors of BKMEA and officials of UNIDO, among others, were present on the occasion.
The works of setting up iART is progressing fast at Chanmari in Narayanganj district under the technical support of UNIDO