Iraq’s General Company for Car Industry, belonging to the Ministry of Industry & Minerals, has announced plans to assemble and produce fire engines, according to a Ministry statement on Thursday.
“Our company has started to assemble and produce fire engines at its workshops, following the signing of contracts with the Baghdad Mayor’s office, the Oil Training Institute in Beiji city, and the Directorate of Civil Defense. These vehicles will be sold for the cost of 12.064 billion (b) Iraqi dinars,” a statement by the General Company for Car Industry said, as reported by Aswat al-Iraq.
It added that “a number of similar contracts were signed with Ibn-Majid Company and the Missan Oil Company, to sell the company's products, such as vehicles and specialized trucks, for the cost of 2.471 billion (b) Iraqi dinars", pointing out that “another contract had been signed with the Iraqi Excavations Company, to rehabilitate and set up southern Iraq’s al-Luheis Camp in Basra Province, for a total cost of 641.570 million Iraqi dinars."
The statement concluded saying that Iraq’s Center for Technical Evaluation and Control had granted the General Company for Car Industry, the certificate of quality for the period of three years, due to its products’ compliance with the international quality administration system.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)