Monday, August 4, 2003
distributions made to Wasit province
for area projects
Al Kut, Wasit. The Coalition Provisional Authority South-Central
today provided about $538,000 (860,800,000 Iraqi Dinars*). The money will
be used for repairs to a hospital, agriculture building, engineering building,
sewer station, community building, and a food rations building. The funds
will also purchase milking machines and a generator for the meat processing
The projects will employ people from the
local community. The Wasit Province funding is part of a larger initiative
to help Iraqis as they move forward towards self-government and democracy.
* Assuming $1 equals 1,600 Iraqi Dinars.