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KRG signs 47 Contracts to Renovate Historic Sites

The Kurdistan Region's Directorate General of Antiquities and Heritage in 2022 has signed 47 contracts with universities and foreign organizations to develop and renovate archaeological sites, recording the highest number of agreements in the history of KRG in the related field. The projects, which formed by 33 new agreements and reviving 14 contracts, focus on […]

KRG considering $10bn Investment from China

By John Lee. China's Gezhouba Group has offered to invest $10 billion in Iraq's Kurdistan region. According to a report from Kurdistan24, a translation of which was published on the company's website, the investment is intended for roads, railways, the power sector and dams. Mohammed Shukri, chairman of the Kurdistan Investment Board, is quoted as […]

$4.1m New Projects in Ankawa District

By John Lee. Two new projects were officially launched in sector 128 of Ankawa district on Monday, January 16th. The projects, which include street paving, sidewalk construction, water supply, and sewerage will be financed by the KRG's Ministry of Municipalities and Tourism. Additionally, an expansion of the sector's electricity network will be financed by the […]

KRG Building Ponds for Water Management

Building ponds: a strategic project, proper administration and quick implementation The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ninth Cabinet has focused greatly on agriculture, the industrial sector, water, and has implemented dozens of projects in these fields over the past three years. The Ninth Cabinet has built ponds and dams. Ponds are important to conserve water and […]

Germany funds Desalination Project in Muthanna

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Construction has signed a grant agreement to finance the Al-Khader and Al-Daraji water desalination project in Al-Muthanna Governorate Mr. Benkin Rikani signed the agreement with the Director of the German Development Bank KFW, Dr. Anna-Christine Janke, and the grant will be provided by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation […]

Iraqi PM pushes Basra Desalination Project

By John Lee. The Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, has chaired a meeting this week discussing the sea water desalination project in Basra Governorate. During the meeting, they discussed "the acceleration of contracting and financing mechanisms." The Prime Minister affirmed the government's intention to involve reliable international companies in the implementation of the project. […]