Finance Minister Launches ID200b Project in Baghdad

Iraqi Finance Minister Baqer Jabr al-Zubaydi announced on Thursday that his ministry has earmarked 200 billion Iraqi dinars for the 10×10 project in the eastern Baghdad district of Sadr City, according to a press release.

“During a meeting with the municipal council of Sadr City, Zubaydi called for investing the sum this year in the preparation of designs for the project’s first stage,” read the release as received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He stressed the importance of the Baghdad Mayoralty coordinating with the Budget Department during the next couple of weeks to place the project within the 2011 state budget.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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