May 13, 2011
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Melaka will emulate Melbourne, Australia in imposing the green technology town scheme by 2020, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam.

The Chief Minister said the state will establish the Green Building Council, similar to the one in Melbourne, to administer and supervise the application of green technology for all buildings in Melaka.

“Under the council, there will be several categories, such as rivers and beaches, open ground for buildings which would be given ratings by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in terms of the use of green technology,” he said, adding that he will chair the council which will be officially launched at a later date.

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