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International Fair in Basra

International Fair in Basra

An international fair for food and agricultural products opened on Monday at Basra’s International Airport.

“The fair will last for four days,” a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He noted that 150 local and foreign firms are participating in the fair.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Lebanese, Turkish Discuss Housing in Basra

A group of eight Lebanese and Turkish firms on Monday discussed with Basra’s governor new housing compounds in the province.

“We discussed housing projects in the province,” the Basra governor Shaltagh al-Mayiah told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He noted that the Basra Local Authority encourages Arab and foreign companies to invest in the province.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Power Station Rehabilitated in Basra

Power Station Rehabilitated in Basra

Work has been completed to reinstate a power station in Basra province.

“The project was finalized in two months,” a local media source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He noted that the project’s cost totaledID913 million.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Indians Discuss Investment in Basra

Indians Discuss Investment in Basra

Indian Charge d’ Affaires in Baghdad discussed on Monday with Basra deputy governor ways of boosting investment cooperation and the possibility to open an Indian consulate in the province, according to an official spokesman of the deputy governor.

“Deputy Governor Nezar Rabia al-Jaberi discussed on Monday (May 24) with Indian Charge d’ Affaires in Baghdad, Abdulmajied Badr, ways to strengthen economic and commercial relations between Basra and India,” Nazem al-Jaberi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

“The meeting tackled the possibility to open an Indian consulate in Basra as well as historic relations between the two sides,” he added.

“The Indian diplomat expressed his country’s desire to implement investment projects in Basra, mainly in oil and reconstruction” he noted.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Italian Designs of Basra Big Port

Italian Designs of Basra Big Port

Basra, 24 May 2010 - Aswat Al Iraq

A meeting was held on Sunday in Basra city between the Iraqi Ports Company and a number of Italian firms that will design Basra’s Big Port.

“The meeting discussed the port’s basic designs,” a source from the Iraqi company told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

It is expected that the project of Basra’s Big Port will cost around $80 billion, and will be executed by an Iraqi-U.S. firm in four years according to Italian designs.

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Delegation from Basra to Holland, UK

A delegation from Basra headed by the province’s governor has travelled to Europe on Monday to discuss issues related to Basra rehabilitation.

“The delegation will stay in Holland until May 23,” a provincial media source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He explained that after visiting Holland, the delegation will travel to Britain in a 4-day visit.

The oil-rich city of Basra lies 590 km south of Baghdad.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Basra Council to Vote on New Projects

Basra Provincial Council will be voting on the new projects on Tuesday (May 18).

“The projects are funded by Basra revenues from oil production and border points,” a source from the council told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Tuesday.

He noted that the council will have a meeting tomorrow to approve the projects.

The oil-rich city of Basra lies 590 km south of Baghdad

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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Basra Ports Receive 23 Ships This Week

Basra Ports Receive 23 Ships This Week

Basra, 14 May 2010 - Aswat Al Iraq

A total of 23 commercial ships have arrived in Iraqi ports in Basra province this week, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said on Thursday.

“The number of commercial ships which arrived in Basra since Saturday (May 8) until today has reached 28 carrying varied cargos,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

“Nine ships arrived in Umm Qasr port, while Abu Falous and Khour al-Zubeir ports received eight and six ships respectively,”  he added.

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