The foundation stone for a project to build 1,000 housing units for the Political Prisoners Association in Basra for was laid on Thursday, according to the PPA chief.
“The implementation of this project in Basra mirrors the central government’s care for political prisoners and recognises their sacrifices under the former regime,” Jassem Muhammad Jaafar said during the ceremony.
The project, built to international specifications, is near the Sports City in western Basra.
The ceremony to lay the foundation stone was attended by members of parliament and local officials in the province.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)