On August 21, 2013, USFIA President Julia K. Hughes met with Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States Akramul Qader during SOURCING at MAGIC in Las Vegas. During the meeting, which also included representatives from SOURCING at MAGIC, TopTenWholesale, and SGS, the Ambassador discussed the ongoing issues with worker safety, factory inspections, and the minimum wage as well as the current political and business climate in Bangladesh. More information on the meeting is available here.