President Rashid Inspects Al-Abbas Desalination Project

2022/12/08

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Abdullatif Jamal Rashid visited Al-Bida water plant for irrigation, Al-Abbas Desalination project in Basra.

His Excellency President Rashid met with the Director of Waterworks and a number of engineers and specialists, and he was briefed on the desalination plant, and its production capacity to meet the people's needs to ensure access to drinking water.

The President emphasized that Basra is dear to us, and it has a special place in the hearts of all Iraqis, and the People of Basra have made great sacrifices to defend and preserve Iraq and its people; the city is blessed with plenty of good things and wealth.

We must take care of Basra’s needs, support the development of its infrastructure, President Rashid asserted.

The President called for the construction of further seawater desalination plants, to meet the shortfall in drinking water and to ensure access to pure drinking water for Iraqi citizens.

 

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