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Cornerstone Laid at Shatt al-Arab Canal Project

Iraq's Minister of Water Resources, Abdul-Latif Jamal Rashid, has laid the corner stone for the 350 billion dinar [$300m] Shatt al-Arab Canal project, aimed at pumping pure water for Basra Province and irrigation water for 250,000 donums of agricultural lands, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. Iraq’s Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, had launched a […]