Tag Archives | sanitation

KRG to Launch Major Sanitation Programme

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is embarking on a water supply and sewerage programme worth $910 million USD (1 billion IQD), according to AKnews. Samir Abdullah [Samir Abdullah Mustafa, Samir Akrawi], Minister of Municipalities and Tourism (pictured), told a press conference that the Goptapa-Chamchamal water project will supply drinking water for 300,000 people in central […]

Govt Launches $140m Urban Sanitation Projects

Major sewerage projects in Baghdad and Fallujah are being launched shortly at an overall cost of close to $140 million [168 billion Iraqi dinars], the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works on announced Monday. The ministry’s media advisor, Jassim Mohammed, told AKnews that $72.5 million has been allocated to a sanitation scheme in Baghdad’s northern […]

Turkish Company to Clean Up Baghdad in $24m Contract

Baghdad municipality has signed a contract with a Turkish company, Akdneiz, to clean up the city while statistical figures show high unemployment rates. According to the contract, the districts of Karkh, Rusafa and Karrada [Karadah] in central Baghdad will be cleaned up by Akdeniz for a period of one year. Iraq's Central Statistics Agency (CSA) […]

$6m to Clean Up Baghdad

The Baghdad Mayoralty has allocated 7 billion Iraqi dinars [$6m] to cleaning up the Iraqi capital. “This is an additional amount to the previously allocated funds,” the mayoralty said in a press release on Monday, as received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It noted that there is a special services plan in Baghdad for the […]