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

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Iraq, BAGHDAD

— 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.