DHAKA: US Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Atul Keshap on Sunday said the US administration is satisfied over the initiatives taken by the government in improving the country’s garment sector.
Keshab made the observation when he met State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam at his office in the city.
The US’ satisfaction came following the government moves for appointing inspector at factory, changing working hours, ensuring worker’s security, improving factor environment and providing worker’s compensation, Keshab informed.
He also called upon the government to face the challenges those still exist in the sectors saying, “Export in the garment sector will exceed the trillion dollars in next ten years, if the existing growth continues, meeting sources said.
The US will keep its helps on in the country’s economy, security democracy and all other sectors, said Keshap.
BDST: 1920 HRS APR 20, 2014
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