11:38 - 07-10-2022
Today, Friday, the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers clarified the developments of the archaeological city of Ur project, and while confirming the completion of the field survey process for the city, it revealed two-pronged recommendations regarding the project.
The spokesman for the General Secretariat, Haider Majid, said, "The most important recommendations that came out of the various meetings of the ancient city of Ur were twofold. The first is the continuation of the Ministry of Culture in the process of maintaining and maintaining the ziggurat, as well as the continuation of the excavation process inside the ancient city."
Majid added that "the other part of the recommendations included the establishment of the tourist city of Ur, which will be outside the vicinity of the ancient city."
He pointed out that "Dhi Qar Governorate has completed the field survey process for the area and the allocated space, and it is in the stage of preparing designs for this tourist city," stressing that "the city will include a center for interfaith dialogue, a mosque, a church, a museum and a theater, in addition to hotel and residential complexes, green spaces and a recreational area up to ranks of world tourist cities.
He added, "The project will be referred to a company for implementation after the designs are completed and approved."
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