Turkish Contract for Electrical Cabling in Kurdistan

The Ministry of Electricity in Iraqi Kurdistan has signed a contract with a Turkish Company to connect electrical power lines between the provinces of Sulaimaniya and Erbil.

Kurdistan’s Electricity Minister, Yassin Sheikh Abu-Bakr, has signed a contract on Sunday with the Turkish ‘Shar’ Company to build these lines, adding that the total cost of the contract is 21.6 billion Iraqi dinars [$18 million], a Ministry statement said.

The Minister expressed his Ministry’s readiness to “extend every possible assistance to the Turkish Company, as well as accepting other foreign companies wishing to work in electric power plants in Kurdistan,” it added.

(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

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