US attempts to develop Basra airport

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Basra/ Iraq TradeLink:

US contacts are underway with the Iraqi authorities to develop Basra airport through investments.

US Trade Department's advisor Mays al-Ibousi, in a press conference, pointed that the ministry is trying to assist the province in other fields, such as education, culture and investments.

The aim of the US Trade Department is to assist the city through encouraging investments in the province, Ibousi added.

**This did come out yesterday but I don't recall seeing it posted. If it was, I apologize for the re-post**