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Zahedul Amin Represents LightCastle in the Dhaka Apparel Summit 2022 as a Panelist

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The Editor
November 17, 2022
Zahedul Amin Represents LightCastle in the Dhaka Apparel Summit 2022 as a Panelist

Made in Bangladesh Week 2022

The “Made in Bangladesh Week” is the Bangladesh Apparel Industry’s first-ever branding event dedicated solely to celebrating and showcasing the groundbreaking, newest innovations, compliance, and sustainable developments of the RMG sector in the global market. Summits, expositions, photo exhibitions, conferences, fashion innovation runway shows, sustainable design, and innovation awards, fashion photography awards, factory tours, international journalist tours, cultural shows, and networking dinners were among the 17 physical events that took place during the week-long event (12th – 18th November 2022).

Dhaka Apparel Summit 2022

The Dhaka Apparel Summit, one of the 17 physical events,  gathered buyers, policymakers, global fashion platforms, manufacturers, journalists, and development partners under one roof to especially highlight and discuss the impressive stories behind the ‘Made in Bangladesh‘ tagline.

Bangladesh’s apparel industry is explicitly entering a new phase of development. Henceforth, exceptional safety standards have been adopted, and great strides have been taken to meet environmental and sustainable goals. Following these principles, there is a strong will to keep the industry growing. The Summit markedly provided a forum for visionary future perspectives to be expressed and discussed. 

Panel Discussion on Strategic Alliance and Collaborative Capacity Building for a Diversified Industry

LightCastle Co-Founder and Director, Zahedul Amin, attended the session titled: From global to local value chains – strategic alliance and collaborative capacity building for a diversified industry as a panel speaker at the Dhaka Apparel Summit. He also presented a keynote on the opportunities for exploring digital channels for diversifying apparel exports. 

Sharif Zahir, Managing Director of Ananta Group, moderated the session with a distinguished group of panelists: 

  1. Naser Ezaz Bijoy – CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh
  2. Dr. Ratnakar Adhikari – Executive Director of the Executive Secretariat for the Enhanced Integrated Framework, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  3. Shams Mahmud – Managing Director, Shasha Denims 
  4. Alan Wragg – Strategic Advisor, QA PDS Limited
  5. Zahedul Amin – Co-Founder &  Director at LightCastle Partners

The “Made in Bangladesh Week” aims to promote Bangladesh’s apparel industry both locally and globally by highlighting compelling stories from the ready-made garments sector, particularly its impressive strides in workplace safety, environmental sustainability, and worker well-being. 

The recording of the presentation by Zahedul Amin is available here:


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