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1st International Commercial Conference Opens in Karbala Karbala, 13 April 2010 ( Aswat Al Iraq )

The first international commercial conference was opened on Monday by the Karbala Chamber of Commerce, with the participation of the Indian ambassador to Baghdad and the Karbala governor. “Our embassy will do its best to improve investment operations in Iraq and Karbala” said the Indian ambassador. “This investment conference is one of a series to […]

Central Markets Activated in Karbala

Central markets have resumed trading in the holy province of Karbala for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of the country, a local official said on Thursday. “We have started to activate central markets, which have been idle for the past years due to the absence of subsidy and a lack of cheap […]

$25m for Paving Roads in Karbala

The Karbala Provincial Council has allocated around ID 30 billion (approx. $25m) to pave a number of roads in the province, a local official said on Wednesday. “The total length of the roads is 100 km,” Abbass Nasser Hassani, member of the council, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the roads are located […]

Sand Freight Fees

A committee has been formed in Karbala on Wednesday to specify fees for sand transportation from the province to other places in Iraq. “The process aims at increasing Karbala revenues in 2010,” Tareq al-Kheqani, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the new revenues will be devoted […]

11,000 Tons of Wheat Arrives in Karbala

Around 11 thousand tons of wheat arrived in Karbala province on Tuesday, said a member of the Karbala Provincial Council. “The wheat is imported from Australia,” Tareq al-Kheqani told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that flour will be distributed to people in Karbala within one week to push down an increase in flour prices […]

23 Centers to Combat Illiteracy in Karbala

Twenty-three centers have been opened in Karbala to combat illiteracy, the province’s governor said on Sunday. “This has been done in cooperation with the education department in Karbala”, Eng. Amal al-Din al-Hir told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. A total of 600 people, including 200 women, aged between 15 and 55 years, will enroll at those […]

Jobs at Karbala Airport

Al-Furat al-Awsat Airport in Karbala will provide thousands of job opportunities in the province, the Iraqi Transport Minister Amir Abdiljabbar said on Tuesday. “Iraqis will be proud of the airport,” Abdiljabbar said in a speech for the occasion of planting the airport’s foundation stone. He said that the detailed design of the airport was made […]

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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