Bangladesh started to export large-scale of Personal Protective Equipment gowns to USA

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Today Bangladesh joined the selected group of countries that can manufacture world-class, large-scale Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) As Beximco Group, a Bangladeshi corporate giant has exported 6.5 million Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gowns to US brand Hanes for ultimate delivery to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). says a press release.

To mark the occasion, an event was organized at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on today , where State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam and Beximco grp. was joined by the US Ambassador Earl R. Miller to launch the first shipment of Beximco to the United States of America.

US Ambassador Miller said the USA welcomes Bangladesh’s world-class large-scale PPE production to the global marketplace. “The Beximco-Hanes partnership is another great example of how our two great nations are combating the COVID-19 pandemic,”

US Ambassador Earl R. Miller further added the event marked “the first major shipment of PPE into the US.” In which case, embattled US President Donald J. Trump may be expected to notice. 

Speaking on the occasion, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam said,  like the rest of the world, Bangladesh is also facing a difficult time and trying to cope with this pandemic. “In these trying times, it’s remarkable to see that within this short span of two months, Bangladesh was able to foray into this much regulated market with such a sensitive healthcare product with just not ten or twenty thousand pieces but six and a half million pieces. What an achievement.”

Beximco CEO and Group Director, Syed Naved Husain said “As the global spread of Covid-19 has bloomed into a pandemic, it has become clear that there will be a desperate need of PPE to keep medical professionals and the general public safe. Beximco has proudly joined the fight against the global pandemic by moving swiftly to add manufacturing capabilities in PPE items such as gowns, masks, and coveralls,

Speaking at the event, Dr Jamaluddin Ahmed, chairman of Janata Bank, said: “Janata Bank is proud to be associated with Beximco in financing them. We are going to finance the other exporters also as economic machine should run or else everything will fall apart.”

Managing Director of Beximco Pharma Nazmul Hassan MP termed the event historic. “Today we join the club of first-class large-scale PPE manufacturing countries.”

Beximco’s Textile Division is a heavyweight textile leader in the region, known to be one of South Asia`s largest, fastest,most innovative, and sustainable vertical Textile company that worked for global gold standard buyers like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Amazon, C&A.  Target, Zara, Michael Kors, PVH.

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