Tourism projects un­der­way in Garmiyan

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

The foun­da­tion stones for three huge tourism projects will be laid in Kalar, Kifri and Khanaqin towns. Ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cial sources, 4.700 mil­lion Iraqi Di­nars (IQDs) have been al­lot­ted for the projects.

Nadir Rosti, Kur­dis­tan Tourism Board spokesman, said “The projects are var­i­ous and planned to be im­ple­mented based on sea­sons and weather,”

The projects in­clude Bar­da­soor Tourism Project which will be im­ple­mented on Sir­wan River in Kalar town cost­ing 2.500 mil­lion IQDs. Cafe­te­ria, tourism gar­dens, restaurants, wa­ter­falls, and foun­tains are the most prom­i­nent schemes which are ex­pected to be built.

The sec­ond project is build­ing a dam on Al­wan River which is worth 1.500 mil­lion IQds. The third project is build­ing the fa­cil­ity of Tourism Direc­torate in Kifri with 700 mil­lion IQDs.

Upon fin­ish­ing the projects, the Garmiyan area is ex­pected to at­tract hun­dreds of thou­sands of tourists from in­side and out­side of Kur­dis­tan re­gion.

Kur­dis­tan Re­gion has be­come a hotspot for tourists as the tourism sec­tor in the re­gion wit­nessed a dra­matic boom in the past decade dur­ing the spring and sum­mer sea­sons. Dur­ing the spring and sum­mer sea­sons, ev­ery day, thou­sands of tourists from Mid­dle and South­ern Iraq, and many oth­ers from out­side of the re­gion visit Kur­dis­tan. The re­gion has beau­ti­ful moun­tains, and land­scapes.

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