The number of reconstruction and housing projects undertaken by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) rose by 24 in 2010, with a value increased by $83m.
According to the KRG Ministry of Reconstruction and Housing, in 2010 some 368 projects were completed in the three provinces. The overall value of the projects funded by the ministry came in at $333m.
The projects carried out and funded by the ministry and the development budget in 2009 amounted to 344 valued at $251m.
Some 107 roads and 11 bridges new bridges are among the projects carried out in 2010. The ministry has also carried out 62 housing projects.
A number of projects are currently under construction by the KRG and their fund stands at $815m.