KRG to Launch Major Sanitation Programme

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is embarking on a water supply and sewerage programme worth $910 million USD (1 billion IQD), according to AKnews.

Samir Abdullah [Samir Abdullah Mustafa, Samir Akrawi], Minister of Municipalities and Tourism (pictured), told a press conference that the Goptapa-Chamchamal water project will supply drinking water for 300,000 people in central Chamchamal at a cost to the regional government of 130 billion IQD ($111 million USD).

The Erbil sewerage project will be carried out in several stages at a cost of $800 million USD (900 billion IQD). The project is part of a master plan for Erbil set to get fully underway in 2012.

(Source: AKnews)

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