Al-Kazemi's advisor talks about the housing crisis and confirms: Corruption has disrupted projects

16 September, 2022
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Al-Kazemi's advisor talks about the housing crisis and confirms: Corruption has disrupted projects

Adviser to the Prime Minister for Reconstruction Affairs, Sabah Abdul Latif, confirmed that Iraq needs 3 and a half million housing units to address the housing crisis, stressing that corruption had a major role in disrupting large urban projects and investment, while noting that Salah al-Din is witnessing a political struggle that disrupts reconstruction.

 "Iraq needs 3 and a half million housing units to address the housing crisis," explaining that "the government has started implementing projects to alleviate the crisis, including the Dari project, which will provide 550 thousand housing units through 17 sites in Iraq, and there is the Sadr City project, which provides 91 thousand housing units from During the Iraqi-Chinese agreement,” Abdul Latif said.

He added that "housing loans are one of the government's means to solve the housing crisis, and the Central Bank's housing initiative is one of them," noting that "residential areas suffer from urban distortion significantly, and the general situation in the country is responsible for this phenomenon," explaining that "there is a plan to preserve Baghdad's landmarks." Such as the suspension bridge, the royal cemetery, Tahrir Square, and others.


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