Iraq plans New City next to Capital

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

Iraq plans new city next to capital

In order to find solutions to the chaos in Baghdad due to overpopulation, the Iraqi government plans to launch a new city [Rafeel] next to the capital.

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(Picture: Construction at the Dar Al Salam residential project. Picture credit: Govt of Iraq)

[Editor's note: According to Global Construction Review, the project is based on a plan made by the US consultant CH2M Hill, which has since been acquired by Jacobs Engineering.]

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