Water Resources Ministry Reclaims 3,500 Hectares in Karbala

The water resources ministry has finalized the reclamation of 14,000 donums [3,500 hectares] in al-Husseiniya area in Karbala province, at a total cost of 11.363 billion Iraqi dinars [$10m], according to a ministry press release.

“Technicians and engineers of the ministry’s general organization for irrigation and reclamation projects finalized works of contract 23 of the year 2007, which involved the reclamation of 14,000 donums,” read the release as received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

“The newly-reclaimed lands lie on the east of the River Euphrates within the provinces of Babel and Karbala,” it added.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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