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Iraq: $17bn scheme launched to connect north and south

Issue 1170 - 31 May 2023 | 2 minute read

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani has launched an ambitious project to develop a $17bn transport network linking the north and south of Iraq. The Development Road Initiative will start at the under-construction Grand Faw port in the south and travel northwards via 1,200km of rail lines and roads.

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