The fourth green industry conference titled ‘Green Industry for Sustainable Cities’ begins in Ulsan, South Korea on Tuesday. Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will attend the three-day conference representing Bangladesh. He left Dhaka for Korea on Saturday night, said an official on Sunday. The conference is jointly organised by the Ulsan Metropolitan City, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and UNIDO, with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea. Dhaka, UNB News Agency Reported.
The conference will explore the interdependence between industries and cities in the context of resource efficiency, green technology and eco-innovation. A special feature of the event will be field visits to state-of-the-art manufacturing sites in the city of Ulsan, the industrial powerhouse of Korea and a model for eco-industrial parks.
Around 300 participants, including high-level government officials, representatives of the private sector, industry associations, academia and civil society are expected to take part in the event. The key topics of discussions will include green industry for sustainable cities, Korean green strategy in urban industrial areas and low-carbon transport and energy for sustainable cities.