Australian High Commissioner Visits BGMEA
The High Commissioner of Australia to Bangladesh His Excellency Greg Wilcock held a meeting with BGMEA leaders at the latter’s office on 18 January.
BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Senior Vice President Faruque Hassan, Vice President (Finance) Mohammed Nasir, Vice President Mahmud Hasan Khan (Babu) and Directors Abdullah HilRakib, Md. Ashikur Rahman (Tuhin) and Miran Ali were present at the meeting.
Different business issues related to Bangladesh RMG, including the restriction on the carriage of air cargo from Bangladesh to Australia, were discussed at the meeting.
The High Commissioner of Australia said that his Embassy is closely following up the matter with the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority has already taken up a plan of actions in a bid to boost up the security of the air cargo system concerning which the restriction was imposed by the Australian Government on 19 December 2015.
Greg Wilcock assured that Australia will observe the implementation of the plan and expressed his optimism about the withdrawal of the restriction by the Australian Government upon observing the improvements.