ILO to launch prog to improve factory safety

ILO to launch prog to improve factory safety

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the government of Bangladesh will launch a new programme on Tuesday, aiming to improve workplace conditions in Bangladesh’s readymade garment (RMG) sector. The three-and-a-half year programme will focus on improving RMG factory building safety and workers’ rights and conditions in Bangladesh, officials said on Monday. ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations Gilbert Houngbo will unveil the programme at Hotel Ruposhi Bangla in the city. Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Labour and Employment Minister Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju, Commerce Minister GM Quader, Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni, ERD Secretary M Abul Kalam Azad, Labour and Employment Secretary Mikail Shipar, British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert Gibson, Netherlands Ambassador Gerben Sjoerd de Jong, Head of DFID Bangladesh Sarah Cook, Country Director, ILO Country Office for Bangladesh, Srinivas B Reddy and representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations will be present at the launching ceremony. – UNB

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