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Egypt expands role in Iraqi reconstruction by building bridges in Mosul

Egypt is seeking to expand its participation in the reconstruction of Iraq amid a growing alliance between Baghdad, Amman and Cairo.
Iraqi children are seen at the Ninevah Bridge, previously known as Mosul's Old Bridge, during an inauguration ceremony following its reconstruction in the city of Mosul on March 14, 2018.

CAIRO — An Egyptian state company announced May 28 the restoration of four bridges in the Iraqi city of Mosul. 

The rehabilitation of the bridges was put up for international bidding, and the tender was awarded to Nasr General Contracting (Hassan M. Allam), a subsidiary of the Holding Company for Construction and Development of the Ministry of Business Sector. The company is currently negotiating to build a new bridge in Kirkuk, thus paving the way for a broader Egyptian participation in the reconstruction of Iraq.

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