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World Bank Provides Loan For Iraqi Hydropower Project

(RFE/RL) WASHINGTON, December 13, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- The World Bank announced today a $40 million loan to finance repair work on two Iraqi hydroelectric power stations located in the Kurdistan region.

The bank said the project will help improve electricity supplies in Iraq.

It said the repairs are badly needed at the two power plants, in Dokan and Derbandikhan.

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