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