The province of Wassit [Wasit] has blacklisted 19 general contracting companies for their slackness in implementign project, the province's governor announced on Thursday.
“Nineteen were blacklisted and five of them had their licenses withdrawn for their delay in carrying out service projects,” Mahdi al-Zubaydi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
He noted that the local administration in the province has decided not to allow those companies to enter into tenders under their names or any other names and to notify the planning ministry and the trade ministry’s companies registering department on the names of those firms.
“The province will take whatever legal action available against those prohibited companies if they ever entered under other names or do work on a subcontracting basis,” Zubaydi added.
AKnews reports that over 600 companies work in the construction sector in Wassit province.
(Sources: Aswat al-Iraq, AKnews)