Long-Presse / Baghdad
Revealed Investment Authority, Baghdad, on Friday, has awarded a license to build 13 hotels in the capital reached entrusted to nearly two billion dollars, to be a qualitative addition to the capital, announcing the opening near the Babylon Hotel after rehabilitation according to the latest international specifications.
The head of the body, Shaker Zamili, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The investment law has provided large concessions to investors, including those interested in the sector hotel," noting that "the hotel sector was of particular importance to the body through the audit examining requests for granting permits the construction to be on the according to the specifications of an add good quality of capital. " He Zamili, that "the Commission granted until now 0.13 leave to build hotels in the capital, up mandated to nearly two billion dollars," noting that "five of those hotels Work is currently underway to build, while others await receipt of land and the final designs to start work."
The head of the Investment Commission of Baghdad, that those "first-class hotels, as characterized by a high standard of quality comparable to those found in the most countries." And on the progress of work at the Babylon Hotel, said Zamili, that "the body in agreement with the Ministry of Tourism was granted leave rehabilitation of the hotel in June of 2013, the past, the amount exceeded 15 million dollars, the company pride of tourism services, which is an Iraqi company specialized in the field of investment, construction and contracting," He pointed out that "the hotel will be managed jointly with French company Wark wek known worldwide specializing in hospitality management from five star."
The prime Baghdad Investment Commission, that "the most prominent rehabilitation works that have been added to the Babylon Hotel, are in addition to the rehabilitation of walls, floors and ceilings, building three floors for workers, comprising 42 rooms, as well as a Turkish bath and a gym with other accessories," Msttrda that "processing materials from the hotel's own furniture and raw materials were imported through the origins of the world with the help of Italian companies specialized realization of furniture and decoration work and chandeliers and furnishings. "
The hotel and tourism sector in Iraq could be regarded as the rest of the sectors have suffered from neglect and decline from what it was before more than thirty years, and is considered the Babylon Hotel of the latest hotels in Iraq, which was built in 1982.
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