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'Move underway to set up 300 green RMG factories'

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Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said about 300 readymade garment factories of Bangladesh are expected to be recognised as green factories.

Tofail Ahmed came up with the statement while replying to a question from a lawmaker in the parliament on Monday, report local news agencies.

The minister also said, quoting the US Green Building Council (USGBC), seven out of 10 best garment factories are located in Bangladesh.

"67 factories of Bangladesh have so far received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificate from USGBC," he said.

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