On Saturday, work commenced to execute frequent projects to develop Karbala's streets and inlets, and to construct entertainment gardens," Majid Naji told Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq.
"The projects' total cost is 3,240,000,000 iraqi dinars, as part of the 2008 regions' development budget of Karbala's mayoralty," he said.
"Those projects are to be finalized within 10 months," he noted.
The holy city of Karbala lies 110 km southwest of Baghdad. (Source)VOI