Integrity: 192 projects that depend on a cost of up to 900 billion dinars in Diyala
10:16 - 09/01/2020
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The Investigation Department of the Integrity Commission revealed, on Thursday, information about the slow projects in Diyala Governorate, based on the recommendations of the central investigation team composed to follow up on these projects, confirming the existence of 192 projects with a value of 900 billion dinars lagging behind.
A statement issued by the authority received / information /, a copy of it, that “the team monitored (192) waived projects in Diyala Governorate, with a total cost of approximately (900,000,000,000) billion dinars, while the number of projects that are directly related to the lives of citizens (106) projects Noting that “criminal cases were opened in (40) projects, and that suspicions of corruption and financial and administrative violations marred (67) projects, in addition to the presence of (24) projects, the percentage of completion (0%).”
The statement added that “one of the delaying and stalled projects is the establishment of a hospital by an Australian company, and (4) operation halls in Baquba Teaching Hospital, as well as the completion of the second phase of the Burns Hospital, a dental center, a chest and respiratory building, two health centers, and a complex Residential in Al-Khalis and a stadium for (2000) spectators in Jadidat Al-Shat. These projects also included the rehabilitation of a number of water projects and the installation of water complexes, and the construction of clear water networks, in addition to the construction of lifting stations, pipelines and rainwater networks.
He continued, “Among those projects are the construction of three bridges, opening and cladding streets in a number of neighborhoods, rehabilitating the electrical network, implementing the 33kv line and extending an optical cable, and strengthening the wireless exchange for sites throughout the governorate, in addition to building new schools, demolishing and rebuilding other, And the construction of buildings for a number of government departments and building scientific departments of the College of Veterinary Medicine and internal departments at the University of Diyala.
The authority indicated that “the most prominent projects in which criminal cases were opened are the construction of two housing compounds in the majority and the concrete, the construction of the second corridor near the Iron Bridge and the Behrez Bridge, and the second Al-Dubbat neighborhood sewage project at a cost of (12,000,000,000) billion dinars each, and rehabilitating the electricity networks (al-Hwaish, Kesrin, the first and second military neighborhoods (costing 11,250,000,000) billion dinars, as well as supplying specialized mechanisms for the Diyala Water Directorate.
She pointed out that “there are (22) reluctant investment projects, of which (12) are the completion rate (0%)”, explaining that “those projects were distributed among (8) residential and commercial complexes and (5) malls, in addition to a modern village, two cities, games and a tower. Tourist, vegetable garden, cows and chicken breeding stations. ” Ended / 25