Dhi Qar Begins Infrastructure Projects

By John Lee.

The Iraqi government has announced a series of development projects in Dhi Qar [Thi Qar] province as part of this year's annual provincial development plan.

Deputy Prime Minister for Service Affairs, Saleh al-Mutlaq [ Saleh al-Mutleg, Salih al-Mutlaq] (pictured), told Al-Shorfa that the projects, which include building a sewerage network, extending drinking water pipes, constructing new roads and paving and rehabilitating old roads, will cost 25 billion Iraqi dinars ($21.5 million).

Turkish and local Iraqi companies have started work and are due to finish within two years.

(Source: Al-Shorfa)

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