(ECO) TURKISH JOINT VENTURE TO BUILD FIVE HOSPITALS IN IRAQ.
Universal-Acarsan said it signed a deal with Iraqi Health Ministry in December and will break ground for the first hospital in Kerbela on Friday. Iraqi Health Minister Salih al-Hasnawi will take part at the groundbreaking ceremony, the company said.
Hospitals will be built in Iraqi provinces of Kerbela, Basra, Hillah, Missan and Theyqar-Al Nasriya. Each hospital will have a capacity of 400 beds.
Universal-Acarsan said total cost of hospitals would be around 750 million USD. The company plans to complete the project in two years.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)
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|Publication:||Anadolu (Eskisehir, Turkey)|
|Date:||May 15, 2009|
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