Symposium on “Safety in the Garment Industry, Five Years after Rana Plaza”

Date: April 30, 2018 (Monday)

Jointly Organized by BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS) and Bangladesh Network office for Urban Safety (BNUS), BUET

Venue: Council Building, BUET

On April 30, 2018, BUET-JIDPUS in association with BNUS conducted a one-day long symposium on “Safety in the Garment Industry, Five Years after Rana Plaza”. The ceremony commenced at the Council Building, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. The symposium was presided by Prof. Dr. Saiful Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Her Excellency, Leoni Cuelenaere, Ambassador of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Bangladesh was present as the Guest of Honor. Md. Shamsuzzaman Bhuiyan, Inspector General, Department for Inspection of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) and Brigadier General Ali Ahmed Khan, Director General, Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) were present as the Special Guests. Professor Dr. Mehedi Ahmed Ansary, Director, BNUS; Professor Dr. Raquib Ahsan, Director, BUET-JIDPUS, Chair of Symposium and Dr. J.W.F Wiersma, Research Fellow, BUET-JIDPUS,  Co Chair of the Symposium also attended the ceremony. The symposium offered an opportunity to share and discuss ideas and experiences on different aspects of safety management in RMG sector of Bangladesh.

The procedings is attached below

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