The Chairman of Basra Investment Commission has called on Korean companies to study the city’s investment map and consider th opportunity to build 80,000 housing units in the city.
The issue had been discussed in a meeting between Haider Ali Fadhel and Basra Governor, Khalaf Abdul-Samad, with the South-Korean Ambassador to Baghdad and his delegation at Basra Council’s office, in the presence of its Assistant-Governors, Nizar al-Jabiry and Dr. Ahmed al-Hassany.
“The housing sector in Basra needs the participation of large foreign companies, in order to share in the construction of the 80,000 housing units project in Basra, being part of a national plan to build one million housing units in Iraq,” Adul-Samad said in a statement on Wednesday.
The South-Korean Ambassador pointed out towards his government’s efforts to create “a twinning between Basra and the Korean city of Osan, inviting Basra Governor to visit Korea at the earliest possible opportunity.”
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)