Monday, November 3, 2008

Sports complex to be set up in Basra

A local company has initiated work on a sports complex on the eastern side of the Shatt al-Arab, Basra province, according to a local official.

“The cost of the project exceeds $2.25 million and it is expected to be completed within nine months,” an official spokesperson for the Basra services and construction support committee, Rasheed al-Fahd, told Aswat al-Iraq.

The complex is to encompass playgrounds for volleyball, basketball, tennis, table tennis, weightlifting, and others, Fahd explained, adding that it will have a seating capacity of 3,000.

Click here for the Aswat al-Iraq site

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