Electricity Ministry Produces Lighting Columns

The Iraqi Electricity Ministry has been able to produce lighting columns at competitive pricing. “The prices of produced columns are greatly reduced in comparison to those on the local market,” a media source from the Ministry told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the pillars were produced by the Ministry’s own efforts. ( Aswat […]

100,000 Visitors Per Day at Najaf Book Fair

The Najaf 3rd International Book Fair, that ended on Sunday (March 21) evening, witnessed 100,000 visitors per day. “The fair was open for 10 days,” Ali Jihad Hassani, a source from the fair, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Monday. He said that all books that were exhibited in the fair had been sold. ( […]

$US Sales Rise Dramatically to 251m

Sales went up by the CBI of the dollar in the auction for the sale of currencies, on Thursday, to reach a maximum of $251 million versus $181 million during the previous session. The bulletin issued by the CBI , that “the total volume of demand for the dollar stood at 251 million and 565 […]

$25m for New Bridge in Mosul

Mosul’s traffic jams are to be reduced with the construction of a new bridge in the city, costing a total of ID30 billion ($25m). Ninewa’s Governor, Athele al-Nujaifi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency that a specialised local firm will execute the project.

$20m for 2nd Stage of Road Project

The Iraqi Ministry of Finance has allocated 25 billion Iraqi dinars (about $20m) for the second stage of a road project linking Diwaniya to Samawa, according to Aswat Al Iraq. During its session on 29th Dec 2009, the Iraqi cabinet agreed to earmark ID61 billion (about $51m) for the project, which is being carried out […]

Kuwaiti Company Seeks to Invest in Karbala

Aswat Al Iraq quotes a senior local official as saying that a Kuwaiti company is keen to invest in Karbala province. “A delegation from Kuwaiti Bukhamseen Holding paid a visit on Monday to the Karbala council, where it expressed desire to implement projects in the province,” Engineer Zuhair al-Karieti told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The […]