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Work Starts on Oldest Bridge in Hindiya

Maintenance work has begun on Karbala’s oldest bridge, which was built during the royal era, the head of the city’s provincial council said on Tuesday. “On Tuesday, technical teams and engineers from a local company started maintenance work on the old Tuweireg Bridge in al-Hindiya district (20 km east of Karbala),” Mohammed Hameed al-Moussawi told […]

1st Stage of River Lining Project Completed in Karbala

“The minister of water resources, Dr. Abdullateef Jamal Rasheed has inaugurated the first stage of a project to line the al-Husseiniya River,” Governor Amal al-Din al-Hir told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The cost of the first stage, which was completed within three months, is 850 million Iraqi dinars (ID), the governor noted. The estimated total […]

Chinese Delegation Negotiates Projects in Karbala

A Chinese delegation has visited the Shiite city of Karbala, and expressed its readiness to conduct several projects there, Karbala’s first deputy governor said on Thursday. “The delegation, led by a Chinese businesswoman who owns a number of industrial companies, has finished its visit to Karbala,” Abbas al-Moussawi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The delegates […]

$19.6 Million for Roads and Bridges Projects in Karbala

Forty-Nine roads and bridges projects were finalized in Karbala with a total cost of around $19.6 million, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council said on Saturday. “The projects were executed by local companies and contractors,” Dr. Abbass Nasser Hassani told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the projects were funded by the 2009 […]

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ID41billion Cost for 91 Water and Sewage Projects in Karbala

Ninety-one water and sewage projects were finalized in Karbala in 2009 at a total cost of ID41 billion, a local council member said on Thursday. “The projects were carried out by local firms and contractors,” Dr. Abbass Nasser Hassani, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the […]

1st Residential Compound for Orphans in Karbala

A local company has begun construction work on a residential compound for the orphans in Karbala, the first project of its kind in the province. “The project is the first to be carried out by a non-governmental institution in al-Imam Awn area (15 km north of Karbala),” Aamer al-Shook, the founder of al-Mabra Institution, which […]

3 Arab & Foreign Companies Wish to Invest in Karbala

Three delegations of Arab and foreign companies have visited Karbala to implement investment projects in it, a media spokesman for Karbala investment commission said on Wednesday. “The delegations visited the city to be acquainted with the investment opportunities and its needs,” Raed al-Asali told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The companies are; a Bahraini interested in […]

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Contract with UAE Firm to Build Highest Hotel in Karbala

The Al-Ataba al-Hussayniya (Hussein Mosque) Board has signed a contract with a firm from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to build a five-star two-tower tourist hotel with a capacity of 3,000 guests, the board’s relations director said on Sunday. “The mosque’s board secretary, Sheikh Abdulmahdi al-Karbalaie, signed the contract with the chairman of the UAE […]

Media Symposium in Karbala

A symposium was held at the Ahlal-Beit University in Karbala about violence and provocation language in media. “The symposium was arranged by the University’s Media Department,” Dr. Mohammed Abid Fehan, the Department’s head, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that local officials, university professors, and a number of media men attended the symposium. The […]