Nahrwan Bridge Opened

The Mayor of Baghdad has inaugurated new al-Nahrwan bridge, which links Baghdad to northern and southern Iraqi provinces and helps traffic of trucks to the northern areas of the country without having to pass by the capital, according to the Baghdad Mayoralty in a statement on Sunday.

“The project, a vital one for the movement of passengers and cargo, is an important link between the province of Diyala and the northern and southern provinces as well as Baghdad,” Baghdad Mayor Salah Abdulraziq was quoted in the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

“The 14-km-long infrastructure project was implemented by Iraqis with French participation at a cost of 16 billion Iraqi dinars [$13m],” he added.

(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

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