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Tourist Projects Planned For Kurdistan

Minister of Municipalities in Kurdistan, Iraq met with representatives of a Swiss-Russian company to talk about several projects in the region.

According to an official statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency, “The projects include the establishment of a 220km highway between Zakho and Arbil, and a 75 km green belt around Arbil…”  The company said it is prepared to disburse $4 million US dollars on projects in the region.
 

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