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U.S. Reconstruction Team Conducts Electricity Project in Basra

The U.S. reconstruction team in Basra has carried out an electricity project in the province at a total cost of $363,500 U.S. dollars, the team's head said on Sunday. "The project included the establishment of a high and low pressure networks in al-Qibla area (western Basra)," the head of the U.S. reconstruction team in the […]

PRT Will Have No Big Projects in Basra in 2010 – Gov.

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (P.R.T) will have no big projects in Basra in 2010, Gov. Shaltagh al-Mayiah said on Thursday. “They will be preparing to depart,” Gov. al-Mayiah said in a press conference in Basra attended by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the P.R.T’s role in Basra will be limited to consultancy. […]

$24m to Build Sewage Network in Basra

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team has embarked on a $24.400 million project to remove unhealthy water and build a sanitary sewage network in the southern Iraq city of Basra, the PRT chief said on Thursday. “Two networks costing $22.200 million will be erected in the areas of al-Abbas and al-Qibla to serve about 40,000 local […]

First Stage of Basra Bridge Finalized

A local company in the province of Basra finalized on Thursday the first stage of the Sahat Saad Bridge at a cost of 12 billion Iraqi dinars, Basra’s governor said. “The opening of this service project will help ease traffic congestions in the large city whose population reached three million people,” the governor told Aswat […]

Conference in Turkey on Investment Opportunities in Basra

A delegation from Basra province headed on Tuesday to Turkey to attend a conference next Thursday on investment opportunities in the southern province, an official source said. “The delegation is chaired by Governor Sheltagh Aboud and includes a number of the local council,” Mahmoud al-Taan, the official of the industrial development committee, told Aswat al-Iraq news […]