Sunday, August 3, 2003
distributions made to Al qadisiyah
province for area projects
Ad Diwaniyah, Al Qadisiyah. The Coalition Provisional
Authority South-Central today provided around $920,000 (1.47 billion Iraqi
Dinars*) as a first payment to fund 20 community projects in Al Qadisiyah
Province. The projects include repairing City Hall, an Education Building, the
Water Plant, the Islamic Cultural Center, the City Water Department, the City
Sewage Plant, Schools, and an Internet Café.
The other payments will be made as
progress is completed. A total of $1.48 million (2.37 billion Iraqi
Dinars*) is budgeted for the 20 projects. The projects should be completed
in the next two months and will employ people from the local community.
The Qadisiyah Province project funding is
part of a larger initiative to help Iraqis as they move forward toward
self-government and democracy.
* Assuming $1 equal 1,600 Iraqi