14 July 2012

Shipbreaking board being formed: Barua

DHAKA, June 21 (BSS) -Industries minister Dilip Barua said the government has started work to form a ship breaking and ship recycling board to turn the ship breaking sector into a green industry.

The board would propel the country's industrialisation process through developing a environment friendly ship breaking and recycling industry, he said.

The minister today chaired an inter-ministerial meeting at his ministry office for smooth implementaion of the "Ship Breaking and Ship Recyling Rules-2011". Representatives from different stakeholder ministries, departments and divisions took part in the meeting.

The stakeholder raised some recommendations for the shipbreaking and ship recycling policy-2011 to implement green industrialisation in the ship breaking and ship recycling sector.

The meeting also decided to form a working committee to solve any kind of problems for ensuring environment friendly shipbreaking process and it would sit every month.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 21 June 2012

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