Committee to Protect Tomato Produce in Basra

A committee has been set up in Basra to protect the local tomato production against competition from imported tomatoes, an official statement said on Wednesday. “Basra Governor Dr. Shaltagh Abbod al-Mayah has given instructions to form a special committee to handle the drop in the price of local tomatoes due to competition from imports,” read […]

MOT Contracts with Swiss Company to Import Satellite Industrial System

Ministry of Transport has signed a contract with Swiss company to import industrial satellite system to monitor weather changes while the State Foundation of the Civil Air Navigation has allocated Babel building – one of the three passengers’ buildings at Baghdad International Airport- to receive passengers of all non-Iraqi air companies. In statement to as-Sabah […]

Call to Have Censorship to Follow Service Projects’ Execution

The Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki visited yesterday Muthana Province and met its Governor and other high rank officials. Maliki opened at his visit the Rumaitha water Project and put the cornerstone for Samawa Luna Park. He called in a press statement from Samawa to form censorship system to track the ongoing service projects and to […]

Solar Water Project Implemented in Mosul Village

The water department in Ninewa has completed work on a solar water project in southeastern Mosul City, a local official said on Wednesday. “Technical teams have completed work on a water unit in Hawi Omm Aslan village, al-Namroud district (southeastern Mosul),” the director of al-Namroud district, Ahmed Obeid al-Issi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The […]

Negotiations with Korean Investors to Regenerate Steel Factory

The Iraqi minister of industry and minerals on Tuesday said that talks are currently held with Korean investors over the rehabilitation of the iron and steel factory. Speaking to Aswat al-Iraq news agency, Minister Fawzi Hariri said that a good bid has been made by Korean investors and is currently under discussion. The minister pointed […]

Transportation Ministry and Italian Envoy Discuss Big Faw Project

The Iraqi minister of transportation has discussed with the Italian ambassador to the country the implementation of the Big Faw Project. According to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency, “Minister Aamer Abduljabbar has discussed with the ambassador and representatives of Italian companies the designs and implementation of the Big Faw Project,” An […]

Asiacell Remains at the Forefront of the Development Process in Iraq and Promises Greater Achievements in the Upcoming Year

Despite the economic and security challenges it faced throughout the previous year The tremendous efforts that Asiacell – the largest private Iraqi company and the first and only mobile telecommunications company to provide coverage for all of Iraq – exerted in order to provide the best telecom services to the Iraqi nation across all its […]

Lufthansa Plans Flights to Iraq from Mid-2010

German flag carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday it was looking into the possibility of operating commercial flights to Iraq from its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich later this year. The airline said it hoped to offer flights to the capital Baghdad and the city of Erbil in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region. “Lufthansa aims to launch the […]

$196m Road to Facelift Northeastern Arbil

A sum of 231.280 billion Iraqi dinars ($196 million) has been allocated to build a road serving the local residents and refresh tourism in northeastern Arbil, according to Governor Nawzad Hadi on Sunday. “The Kori-Shaqlawa-Qandil highway in northeastern Arbil will be opened and paved by a Turkish company and would be financed from the Kurdistan […]

Gulf Bridge International and Iraqi Telecommunications Sign Agreement for Cable Landing in Iraq

In an important step for developing the Iraqi telecommunications infrastructure, Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East’s first privately owned submarine cable operator, and  Iraqi Telecom & Post Company, the leading telecommunications service provider in Iraq,  today announced the signing of a agreement to land GBI’s new undersea telecommunications cable in Iraq. The announcement was […]

More than ID5bn to Establish New Road in Arbil

A new road is to be constructed in Arbil at a total cost of ID5.5 billion Iraqi dinars to help reduce traffic in the city, Arbil’s governor said on Saturday. “The amount has been allocated from the provincial development project budget,” Governor Nozad Hadi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The new 17-kilometer-long road will reduce […]

U.S. and S. Korean Firm to Establish Salah al-Din Airport

The investment commission in Salah al-Din has signed a contract with a joint U.S.-South Korean company to build an airport in Salah al-Din. “An investment contract has been signed to establish Salah al-Din International Airport, under which the U.S.-South Korean firm will invest in the airport for 25 years in return for 15 percent of […]