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 2012http://www1.bssnews.net/newsDetails.php?cat=0&id=258913&date=2012-06-21