Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced on Monday that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide project management services in connection with construction of the new Al Risafa Sports Stadium in Baghdad, Iraq.
The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately IQD 3.8 billion ($3.3 million).
The new Olympic-sized, 30,000-seat stadium, which will be designed to comply with FIFA standards, is expected to have a construction cost of approximately IQD 116 billion ($100 million).
"We are honored that the Ministry of Youth and Sports continues to show confidence in Hill," said Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "We look forward to helping manage construction of this prestigious project," Al Rais added.
(Source: Hill International)