By John Lee.
A Malaysian firm has won a 71-billion Iraqi dinar ($61-million) contract to develop the southern area of Kut in Wasit [Wassit] province, according to a report from Al-Shorfa.
Wasit governor Mahmoud Talal said:
"The contract includes developing and rehabilitating the southern neighbourhoods of town by developing and paving streets and implementing water, sanitation and electricity networks."
The contract also includes developing various public service buildings, rehabilitating gardens and hotels in the area, and building market
The project is expected to be completed within three years.
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