On Tuesday, Basra Council discussed projects which will be implemented in 2011, according to a head of the reconstruction committee.
The projects are in several budgetary categories and have a total value of 286 billion Iraqi dinars ($240m).
“The council made a comprehensive assessments of all projects for 2011 in the areas of health, electricity, education, water and other services sectors, as part of the budget to develop the region,” Mustapha Attiya told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The total cost of these projects is 286 billion Iraqi dinars,” he added, without giving more details.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)