Information / Baghdad..
Prime Minister Muhammad Shia' al-Sudani expressed, on Tuesday, his confidence in the ability of the private sector to contribute to addressing the housing crisis in Iraq.
"The private sector and Iraqi companies are now competing with international companies," Al-Sudani said on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony of Amwaj International's new residential project, considering that
"the project is evidence of the private sector's ability to alleviate the housing crisis." He added,
"The current government has put the housing crisis as a priority," noting that
"the housing problem in Iraq is chronic and has faltered since the eighties of the last century." He warned that
"9 percent of Iraq's population lives in slums, according to the Ministry of Planning." Ended/25 h
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