Transport confirms the establishment of a civilian airport in Kirkuk by investing

01/30/2016 (00:01 pm) - The number of readings: 36


Deputy Kirkuk, the approval of the Minister of Transport on the opening of Kirkuk civil airport, calling on the local government to speed up the completion of the necessary to refer the project to one of the investors to run it and revive the economy of the province procedures, (250 km north of Baghdad), and alleviate the suffering of its citizens.
Said Arshad Salhi, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Transport Minister Bayan Jabr approved the opening of a civilian airport in Kirkuk as soon as possible", adding that "the presence of a civilian airport in Kirkuk contribute to the revitalization of trade and tourism movement and support the economy of the province and Service its citizens and ease their suffering as a result of being forced to travel through airports Baghdad or Erbil or Sulaymaniyah, now. "
President of the Iraqi Turkmen Front said that "the minister called on the provincial council for the project to complete the procedures in preparation for transmission to an investor," and expressed hope that "the completion of the special procedures to refer the airport investor to be launched and run."
The Ministry of Defence has agreed, in (25 August 2013) the past, the transfer of ownership of Kirkuk airport to the Ministry of Transport as part of efforts to build a civilian airport, while the Ministry of Transport has formed a technical committee to graduate to discuss the economic feasibility of the establishment of civilian airports with the provinces of Kirkuk and Anbar, Dhi Qar .