The Water Resources Ministry signed on Tuesday a contract to set up al-Wand dam in Diala at a cost of 30 billion Iraqi dinars, according to an official statement.
“Minister of Water Resources, Abdullatief Jamal Rashied, signed a contract on Tuesday (April 27) to set up al-Wand dam in Diala,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The dam lies on al-Wand river in southeast of Khanaqin,” it added.
“The project comes within the ministry’s plans to establish large and small dams in separate areas of the province,” it noted.
( Aswat Al Iraq )