Today, Saturday, the General Company for Iraqi Ports disclosed its completed projects and the latest developments in the work in the Great Welcome Square, while confirming the completion of all roads leading to the ports.
The director of the company, Captain Farhan Al-Fartousi, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the directorate is on the verge of completing the construction of the grand welcome yard for rehabilitation and customs detection, with an area of one and a half million square meters."
He added, "The work of the first phase was started during the current year, which is half a million square meters, and it will be able to accommodate more than 2,000 trucks, in which the customs inspection will be carried out with the availability of security support and gates for the project and all service departments that will be prepared to serve the supporting authorities and are electronically linked to the ports platform. It is ready before the middle of next year with all its accessories. This is related to commercial exchange.”
Al-Fartousi added, "With regard to roads, there is a major reconstruction campaign on the roads leading to the ports, and an important development has been achieved, which is the completion of the entry road by 100% and the rest of the exit road, which has reached a completion rate of more than 75%, and a large afforestation campaign has begun for all roads and paths adjacent to the roads in order to construct them. at the port entrances.
At the same time, he indicated, "The road that connects the Faw port to Umm Qasr will pass a bridge about 500 meters from the port and will open a new port for Umm Qasr port, and we have completed all the roads linking Umm Qasr port with external roads."
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