“Textile Youth Leadership Summit 2018” stresses on young leadership

RMG Times
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Staff Correspondent: Keeping the famous conception on youth in line and with a view to engaging youth leadership in the industry, a summit titled ‘Textile Youth Leadership Summit 2018’ was held in Dhaka yesterday, on Friday 12 January 2018, organized by Bangladesh Textile Today, in partnership with Dysin.

The program was chaired by Prof Dr Engr Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) University of Fashion & Technology, and graced by the attendance of Engr Shafiqur Rahman, President, Institution of Textile Engineers & Technologies.

The summit focuses on the energetic arms of the young ones in textile sector in Bangladesh. So, she wants to inject young blood into the industry, for what is being said as a boost for achieving the next level of transformation of its US $ 30 billion apparel industry.

Experts feel the inclusion of young entrepreneurship in the industry will help achieve its US $ 50 billion export goal by 2021 and place Bangladesh as a global leader in apparel exports.

“Bangladesh’s apparel industry needs to invest in youth leadership,” said Amanur Rahman, Managing Director of Dysin, a chemical supplier of Bangladesh’s textile industry.

“The youth can give a new direction to the industry, which the apparel industry needs” he added.

Among others, Mohammad Hatem, Ex-vice President of Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA), Mohammad Abdullah Zaber, Deputy Managing Director of Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd., Jamil Tipu, Executive Director of Akij Group, and Maj Md Mizanur Rahman (Retd.), President, Bangladesh Apparel Professionals Society, spoke at the event.

All of them emphasized on the participation of young people in RMG sector of the country. They said that this is high time for the bold measures to be taken, this is the time when youth can make it count.