German companies have offered to build 1,000 low-cost housing units in Karbala within an integrated housing neighborhood project for a total cost of $16.5 million, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq.
“A delegation representing a German consortium offered to Karbala's Governor Amal al-Din al-Hirr, and Provincial Council Chief Muhammad Hameed al-Moussawi, a project consisting of 1,000 low-cost housing units, each consisting of three rooms,” Emad Muhammad Hussein, Karbala's Information irector, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The chairman of the board of the German consortium said the delegation was acquainted with conditions in the city and was keen to implement the project, which would be located near the green belt southwest of Karbala city.
“The contract will be signed during the next few days ,” he added.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)