Director of Legal Services & Company Secretary of Associated British Foods Paul Lister and Director of the Simon Project, UK Dr Javier met Dhaka University (DU) Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on Saturday.
Pro-Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh Open University Prof Dr Khondokar Mokaddem Hossain and Director of the Institute of Disaster Management & Vulnerability Studies of DU Prof Dr Mahbuba Nasreen were present on the occasion.
During the meeting, the both sides discussed various issues, including development of the readymade garment sector in Bangladesh.
They stressed the need for reducing risk in workplace.
The possibility of the expansion of ongoing research programme on Risk Management and Skills Development in RMG factories being conducted by the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies of DU with the financial assistance from UK also came up for discussion at the meeting.