Iraq's Water Resources Ministry Asks Donors for $29 Billion USD

30 Apr 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

— Iraq is asking donors for $29 billion USD to develop the water system in Iraq. Minister of Water Resources Abdul Lateef Rashid made the request at a donor conference in Ankara. Rashid discussed the strategic plans for developing water resources in Iraq. He said the projects in the plan would require about $29 billion USD through 2015. The ministry's engineering and technical staff have started the investment plan for the current year, which includes some of these projects, Rashid said. The ministry staff also are conducting fieldwork for the other planned projects, according to the ministry spokesman...

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