DHAKA: The uniforms of United States of America (USA) and NATO troops along with the dresses of would famous brand are being made in Bangladesh.
Two units of a factory in Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ) are making the uniforms. The factory also supplies the uniforms for British police and armed forces of different European countries.
The factory started making uniforms for NATO troops in 2001.
Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt visited the factory in DEPZ on Monday afternoon.
An officer of the factory, wishing anonymity, told banglanews that the factory never wants that the type of their work and the factory name to be disclosed.
But the UK minister’s visit to the factory made the matter in public though the factory requested media not to disclose the factory name.
The factory exports military uniforms worth $40 lakh every year.
Visiting UK minister said, “I am relaxed after watching the environment and quality of work of the factory.”
BDST: 2136 HRS, MAY 28, 2012
Shahin Afroz, Newsroom Editor
M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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