Prime Minister Masrour Barzani launches Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today laid the foundational stone for the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani.

The $122 million project will be implemented by Qaiwan Group, in accordance with international standards, and finalized by 2025.

At the inaugural ceremony, the Prime Minister described the agriculture project as a strategic investment to support local farmers and strengthen the Kurdistan Region’s food security.

Under its ambitious reform and economic diversification plan, the Kurdistan Regional Government has invested 8 percent of its annual budget in agriculture since the formation of the ninth Cabinet, a significant increase compared to 1.5 percent under the previous cabinet.


The Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani includes:

• A Flour Production Factory

• A Bulgur Factory

• A Pasta factory.

• Grain Silos

• A Research and Development Center

• A Control Room

• An Administrative Facility

• A Fire Department

• A Sales Department

• An On Site Medical Clinic

• A Weighing and Measuring Facility

• Residential Units for Employees

• Café and Restaurant

• A Recreational Center

• Storage Units

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