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Bangladesh's historic Muslin Cotton Mills reopens
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Aug '13
Bangladesh’s historic state-owned Muslin Cotton Mills has reopened in the district of Gazipur, after the ownership was transferred to Masers Reefat Garments Company.
 
Production was stopped at the largest Muslin cotton mill in Asia in 1990.
 
Speaking at a function to reopen the closed textile mill, Mr. Abdul Latif Siddiqui, Minister of Jute and Textiles, said after 24 years of closure the Government took initiative to reopen the historic cotton mill.
 
The Muslin Cotton Mills would generate employment opportunities for 25,000 people in the Gazipur district.
 
The mill was established in 1958 and was closed in 1990 due to mismanagement. It employed 2,885 workers at the time of closure. 
 
Muslin is a loosely woven cotton fabric, which is produced from carded cotton yarn. Before its closure, the company used to make fabrics and yarn out of cotton
 

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