Foreigners working in apparel factories in different industrial zones outside the capital are now under extensive security vigilance by Industrial Police (IP) following the recent terrorist attacks, officials said.
IP members have already prepared a list of some 4,000 foreigners, currently working in various ready-made garment (RMG) factories in Ashulia, Gazipur, Narayanganj and Chittagong, they added.
A total of 3,210 RMG units, excluding those in Dhaka metropolitan city, are under the jurisdiction of IP.
Of these, some 766 garment factories are located in Ashulia, 955 in Gazipur, 852 in Narayanganj, and 632 in Chittagong. Some 1,721 foreigners are working in the Export Processing