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"The country has problems not in production, but in the transmission and distribution of electricity," he said, adding that "this agreement comes in the area of solving part of the problem in the province of Basra and neighboring provinces."
For its part, said World Bank Representative Yara Salem, "The project will serve the southern provinces, which suffer from the problem of distribution and transmission of electricity," noting that "the provinces covered are Basra, Dhi Qar, Muthanna and Maysan."
She explained that "
Iraq suffers from frequent interruptions in electricity and increases in the summer with high temperatures, which leads to the use of civil and domestic generators to meet the shortage of energy.