Primark pledges more compensation to Bangladesh victims

The Rana Plaza building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in April. Credit: REUTERS/Khurshed Rinku

Primark has pledged to pay three months more emergency aid to the victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse which killed over 1,100 people.

More than 1,100 people were killed and more than 2,500 injured after the eight-storey Rana Plaza factory building near Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed on April 24.

The retailer revealed that only nine out of the 28 brands who used the factory attended a meeting on long term recovery in Geneva today.