Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed of DOT
Amazon is selling online lingerie, short pants designed containing the flag of Bangladesh. These products have been kept under the ‘Bangladesh flag’ category. The selling price for these products is fixed between 14 to 27 dollars. Ling Mei is selling the pants with Bangladesh’s flag design at 21 dollars.
Ling Mei, , Setflag and many other companies are selling these products through Amazon. While browsing the website, it has been seen that Ainans’s selling price for these lingerie designed containing flag of Bangladesh is within 14-27 dollars and for pants with Bangladeshi flag’s design is 22 dollars, reports Bangla.
According to the National Flag Rules 1972 (Revised 2010), it is a crime to use for commercial purpose or any other purpose Bangladesh national flag as a trademark, design or patent without permission. According to the rules, the flag cannot be hoisted, displayed or stored in such a way that it can easily be torn or damaged.
On 17 July (yesterday), Amazon had a meeting with the IT department to do business in Bangladesh. Although no decision has been made with regards to selling their products in our market, it has been decided to sell our products in the USA through Amazon in the meeting, reports Bangla.