PRT Will Have No Big Projects in Basra in 2010 – Gov.

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (P.R.T) will have no big projects in Basra in 2010, Gov. Shaltagh al-Mayiah said on Thursday. “They will be preparing to depart,” Gov. al-Mayiah said in a press conference in Basra attended by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the P.R.T’s role in Basra will be limited to consultancy. […]

$24m to Build Sewage Network in Basra

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team has embarked on a $24.400 million project to remove unhealthy water and build a sanitary sewage network in the southern Iraq city of Basra, the PRT chief said on Thursday. “Two networks costing $22.200 million will be erected in the areas of al-Abbas and al-Qibla to serve about 40,000 local […]

ID41billion Cost for 91 Water and Sewage Projects in Karbala

Ninety-one water and sewage projects were finalized in Karbala in 2009 at a total cost of ID41 billion, a local council member said on Thursday. “The projects were carried out by local firms and contractors,” Dr. Abbass Nasser Hassani, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the […]

French Companies Interested in Rehabilitating Iraqi Industries – Ministry

A big delegation of French firms will visit Iraqi state-owned industrial companies to rehabilitate and develop them, the Iraqi Industry Ministry said on Wednesday. “The Iraqi industry minister and the French ambassador in Baghdad discussed this issue on Monday (Jan. 11),” the Ministry said in a release received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. During the […]

Trade Prepares to Enter 3rd Round of Negotiations with World Organizations

Acting Trade Minister Dr. Safa adin as-Safi has indicated the necessity of performing adjustment and certifying the march of route map for the committee interested to belong Iraq for world Trade Organization via putting up-to-date proposals and formulas and study them to reach new opinion before entering 3rd round of negotiations. As-Safai called during his […]

Turkish Trade Delegation Discusses Investment in Arbil

A delegation comprised of representatives of the Turkish Chamber of Commerce has arrived in Arbil to discuss investment opportunities in the city, Arbil’s governor said on Wednesday. “The delegation included the head of the Turkish Chamber of Commerce and members of the chambers of industry and commerce, as well several company owners,” Governor Nozad Hadi […]

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 […]