National Tripartite Plan of Action of Fire Safety for the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh

Following the fire of November 24, 2012 at Tazreen Fashions Limited in which 112 workers lost their lives and many others were injured, the Tripartite Partners (Government, employers and workers) adopted a Joint Statement of Commitment during a meeting organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) and International Labour Organization (ILO) on January 15, 2013. Through the joint Statement the Tripartite Partners committed to work together to develop a National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety by the end of February 2013.