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Investment Opportunity: Bismayah Connecting Road

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has published details of a new investment opportunity in the Roads and Bridges Sector: Design, implement, operate and manage of rehabilitation project to the road connecting entrance No. (5) of Bismayah City with Muhammad Al Qasim Highway The National Investment Commission and the Ministry of Construction, Municipalities […]

New Investment Opportunity in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced a new investment opportunity in Iraq: Rehabilitation of Bismayah Connecting Road, Ministry of Construction, Municipalities and Public Works (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)

Ground-breaking Ceremony for Erbil Ring Road

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani attended the ground-breaking ceremony of the 150-meter ring road project of the city of Erbil. In a speech during the ceremony, Prime Minister Barzani said: “The 150-metre road project is one of many projects which were prepared for implementation by the Kurdistan Regional Government. If it had not been for hardships […]

Road Projects available for Investment

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included several road projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: Rehabilitation and development of the existing roads Construction of highways next to the existing […]

Road Projects Inaugurated in Najaf

By John Lee. Aswat Al Iraq reports that Iraq’s Minister of Reconstruction and Housing, Tariq al-Khikani], has inaugurated two road projects in Najaf and laid the cornerstone for another two. The first road project is 26 km long, with a cost of 2.73 billion Iraqi dinars; the second is 27.15 km at a cost of […]

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Erbil to Haji Omaran Road Slashes Driving Time

The KRG’s Ministry of Housing and Reconstruction is currently building a dual carriageway connecting Erbil to Haji Omaran. Parts of the road, which include tunnels and bridges, do not pass through the old path known as Hamilton Road. After the project is completed, the road between Erbil and Haji Omaran will become a dual carriageway. […]

Corruption and Construction in Karbala

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Six Years to Build a Short Road: Corruption and Construction in Karbala Despite the city’s tourism wealth, Karbala city officials say they don’t have enough money to complete important […]

World Bank Approves $335m Road Fund

From The World Bank. A new project will reduce traffic fatalities by nearly 25 percent on two transport corridors connecting Iraq to its northern, southern and western neighbors and beyond. The US$355 million Iraq Transport Corridors Project, approved by the World Bank Board of Directors on Thursday, will improve road quality and safety and promote […]

$21m to Develop Roads and Bridges

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Housing and Reconstruction on Tuesday has announced a 25-billion-dinar ($21.5-million) plan to develop roads and bridges across the country. According to a report from Al-Shorfa, the plan involves building three bridges on the Euphrates in western Iraq and one in Kirkuk province. The ministry also plans to renovate […]

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