Mostafiz Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Mostafiz Uddin

  • Is it time for a water tax in the apparel sector?

    Imagine if you had in your hands an extremely precious resource. While you have lots of this resource, you only have a finite amount—it won’t last forever.
  • Turning the ‘old and worn’ into ‘new and precious’

    Each day in garment manufactu-ring facilities around the world, including in Bangladesh, millions of metres of fabric are wasted.
  • Rethinking our education system to inspire innovation

    Bangladesh's apparel industry has changed dramatically over the nearly 40 years since its inception, enjoying rapid expansion, employing some four million people (with 65 percent of the workforce being female) and contributing over USD 32 billion to the nation’s economy last year.
  • Now is the time for unity within the RMG industry

    All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall,” is a famous quote traditionally associated with the titular heroes of the novel The Three Musketeers written by Alexandre Dumas, first published in 1844.
  • Diplomacy in the apparel world

    As a nation, we should be proud that Bangladesh has become one of Asia’s most remarkable and unexpected success stories in recent years and has been ranked 41st among the world’s largest economies in 2019 in a report published by the UK-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).