BKMEA has advised the apparel industry to keep its export activities normal to keep the wheel of the economy turning during the COVID-19 crisis. The association has paid its workers 65 per cent of their salary and has also given bonus. According to BKMEA, journalists and law enforcers have been most affected by Covid-19 while carrying duties. It stated that building Nasim Osman Bridge on Shitalakshya River, turning Khanpur Hospital into a medical college, setting up a Knit Palli (knit village) at Shantirchar have remained stalled even after getting permission asthere is no discussion about these.
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association or BKMEA is a national trade organization of knitwear manufacturers in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.