Iraq has received 17 bids from local and foreign companies for the construction of a waste-to-energy plant in Nahrawan in the capital Baghdad.

In a statement published on Tuesday, the National Investment Commission (NIC) said a special committee is studying the bids.

NIC said last month the project would be offered as an investment and that it could have a capacity to handle nearly 3,000 tonnes of waste per day.

Read more: Iraq extends waste-to-energy project bid deadline 

(Writing by Majda Muhsen; Additional Writing by Nadim Kawach; Editing by Anoop Menon)


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