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Iraqi Ministry Approves Karbala Municipal Drinking Water Plan

Iraq’s municipalities ministry has allocated 11.5 billion dinars ($9.9 million) for a project to expand drinking water supplies in Karbala, southwest of Baghdad.

The project calls for drinking water from two stations for about 35 neighborhoods in the Karbala area, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency said, citing Jassem al-Fatlawi, head of Karbala council’s water commission. No other details were disclosed.

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