All Ashulia garments reopen Friday

Thousands of workers will start working again in hundreds of readymade garments factories in Asulia area under Savar from Friday as per decision of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).The apex body took the decision in a meeting with Home Minister MK Alamgir, Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and other high officials on Thursday afternoon.
In the meeting, MK Alamgir assured the owners and leaders of hundred percent security measures.
BGMEA vice president Shahidullah Azim told banglanews: “Few days ago we shut the factories as workers started creating chaos and we felt lack of security.”
He added: “We have taken decision to resume production as home minister assured us.”
On May 14, BGMEA shut down all garment factories for indefinite period in Ashulia area as readymade garments workers started observing work abstention and demonstration demanding pay rise and trial of labour killings.(

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