Bangladesh will write to the US government about the improvement in working conditions and the steps it has taken to enhance labour rights, said a top government official today.
The government and business leaders have played down the significance of the diplomatic note from the Bangladesh embassy in Washington DC to the commerce ministry about possible measures like trade penalties and visa restrictions over labour issues.
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Even though transparent, participatory and competitive elections are a constitutional right, the realities today have vitiated those expectations.
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The US visa restrictions will not have any impact on the apparel shipment to the American market, said Faruque Hassan, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), today.
One would be wise to throw away the old playbook and get tips from democracies that provide leaders with the greatest power of all: the true mandate of the people