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Bangladesh Government has formed a tripartite consultative council for the ready-made garment (RMG) sector of the country. Representatives from workers, employers and the Government will be members of the council, which will be responsible for review of overall labour situation of the RMG sector and apprise the Government of the situation.

This consultative council which will remain valid until further order of the Government, and will also advise the Government about the laws, rules and regulations, policies and plans relating to the labour of the RMG sector. The council, formed to review the labour situation and its development time to time in the country’s RMG sector, will hold meetings at least thrice annually.

The council will suggest measures to be implemented for developing RMG employers-workers relations and increasing productivity considering the country’s existing overall socioeconomic situation.

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State Minister for Labour and Employment M Mujibul Haque and the Ministry’s Deputy Secretary (Labour) will act as President and Member Secretary of the council. Secretary to the Labour and Employment Ministry and one representative (joint secretary level and above) from the Commerce Ministry, Home Ministry, Textile and Jute Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Labour and Employment Ministry will represent the Government side while six representatives each from different organisations of the employers and the workers from the sides of the employers and workers.


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