100 Billion Iraqi Dinar for Waste Treatment

The Baghdad City Council announced the allocation of a hundred billion Iraqi Dinar in order to build a waste treatment facility near Baghdad city, last week.

"The Council allocated 100 billion Dinars for the establishment of waste-sorting factories in Baghdad, the first project of its kind in the capital for chemical waste treatment,” said Mueen Al-Kadhimi, Council’s chairman, in a press statement.

Kadhimi continued to explain that the large quantities of waste collected in Baghdad, need to be processed before disposal in order to protect the environment.