Laying the foundation stone for the construction of a bridge on the Shatt al-Basra
- Oil Minister Jabbar Ali al-Allaibi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a 200-meter bridge on the southern Shatt al-Basra.
"This project will contribute to a high flow of traffic between Zubair district and the city center and ease the pressure on bridges and other roads," Al-Luaibi said in a statement.
"It is hoped to complete the project, which is sponsored by the South Gas Company within a year after referring the project to the implementing agency."
For his part, spokesman for the ministry Assem Jihad that this project is added to several service projects that are implemented by the Ministry of Oil as a contribution to support this province, which represents the largest weight in Iraq's oil production and support the national economy.
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