New Rural Road in Wassit

The Wassit Gov. Lateef Hamad al-Turfa on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a new rural road south of Kut city.

“The road’s length will be 37.5 km,” Majid al-Itabi, Wassit’s media director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He said that the project will cost ID3.88 billion.

“The road will be executed by a local firm within 300 days,” al-Itabi said.

Kut, the capital city of Wassit province, lies 180 km southeast of Baghdad.

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