BGMEA Vice President (Finance) Mohammed Nasir said that economic sustainability of the industry needs more attention as the sector has made significant improvements in the area of social and environmental compliance. He made the remark while addressing theopening ceremony of the International Scientific Conference on Sustainability of Global Garment Industry as special guest. Vice-Chancellor of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology Professor Dr. AMM Safiullah chaired the conference organised by Aalborg- AUST research project funded by DANIDA. Ambassador of Denmark to Bangladesh HE. Winnie Estrup Petersen was present as Guest of Honor. This conference aims to present new research agenda and findings related to operational, social and environmental sustainability challenges affecting global garments industry.