Baghdad - INA - Muhammad Al-Talbi
, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Construction and Housing Affairs, Sabah Abdul Latif, announced today, Wednesday, the contracting with international companies to complete road projects, while he confirmed that the Prime Minister issued directives regarding the Hawally Road and the entrances to Baghdad.
Abdul Latif told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "there are important projects, which are the Hawally Ring Road to Baghdad, which will solve a large percentage of traffic problems, in addition to a number of bridges and the five entrances to Baghdad."
He added, "Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi emphasized in his directives that the implementing companies should be foreign, sober and have great experience," noting that "a number of companies were contracted 3 weeks ago."
The Prime Minister's Adviser for Construction and Services, Sabah Mashtaat, confirmed, earlier, that the ring road will reduce the momentum from Baghdad by 40%, while referring to the formation of a committee headed by an advisor from the Prime Minister's Office to follow up on the implementation of the project.
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