Basra Province | National Investment Commission

Governorate of Basra

Oil and Gas Sector

None

Electricity Sector

None

Communication Sector

None

Health Sector

Health Sector

No Project’s Name Type of Investment Opportunities Province
1. 2General hospital capacity : (+ 100 beds) New construction Basra
2. 1 Specialized Heart and Blood Vessels Surgery New construction Basra
3. 1 Specialized gynecology Center New construction Basra
4. 1 Specialized Infertility and IVP (Tube Baby) Center New construction Basra
5. 1 Specialized ophthalmology Surgery hospital New construction Basra
6. 2 Specialized Cancer Treatment Center New construction Basra
7. 1 Specialized in Laparoscopic surgery and laser center New construction Basra
8. 1 Specialized Plastic Surgery Center New construction Basra
9. 1 Complete Medical City New construction Basra
10. 2 hydrogen peroxide(pure O2) Plant New construction Basra

 

Housing and Infrastructure sector

No. Project name Location allocatd area Province
1. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) 4/11 meem 32 Hartha District- behind Basrah- Baghdad Railway and behind Khamsa Meel area 13 Dunam Basra
2. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) Part of the plot 1/ 55 Northern Safwan District/ Zubair Town – Safwan District 81 Dunam Basra
3. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) Plot no.17/2530-Section 7-Um-Qasir 37 Dunam and 2000 M2 Basra
4. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) Plot no.17/622-Um Qasir 61 Dunam and 1250 M2 Basra
5. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) Part of the Plot no.10-Section.28-Baiban District 239 Dunam Basra
6. Establishment of a Housing Complex at Shatt- Al- Arab Town (According to investor’s economic visibility) Part of the Plot no.1/10-Section.28-Baiban District 275 Dunam Basra
7. Establishment of a Housing Complex at Shatt Al-Arab Town (According to investor’s economic visibility) The plot 1/ 6142 meem/ 61/ Abu- Al- Khseeb Town 50 Dunam Basra
8. Establishment of a Housing Complex for South Refineries Company (According to investor’s economic visibility) Zubair Town/ Section 52/ Shua’ibah District 2303 Dunam Basra
9. Establishment of a Housing Complex at Safwan (According to investor’s economic visibility) Zubair Town/ Southern Mouailhat District 2943 Dunam Basra
10. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) Plot no.1873/1849-Kut City-Zubair Town 50 Dunam and 1500 M2 Basra
11. Establishment of a Housing Complex at Safwan municipality (According to investor’s economic visibility) Part of the plot no.420/ Northern Safwan District 119 Dunam Basra
12. Establishment of a Housing Complex at Safwan municipality (According to investor’s economic visibility) Part of the plot no.420/ Northern Safwan District 15 Dunam Basra
13. Establishment of a Housing Complex for South Refineries Company (According to investor’s economic visibility) Tannouma District Basra
14. Establishment of a Housing Complex for South Refineries Company (According to investor’s economic visibility) Fao Town Basra
15. Establishment of a Housing Complex (According to investor’s economic visibility) announced by the State Company for Food Stuff Trading. 9/11-Section 17-Al0-tharwiyah District/Al-Zubair Town 21 Dunam and 1 Ulk Basra
16. Al-Qiblah Housing Complex Plot no.1/794/Al-Qiblah District 1 Dunam and 1450 M2 Basra

 

Transportation Sector

Eastern Railway Line which includes the following

  • (Kut- Nasriyah) Railway

Project type: New
Project total cost including land Acquisition: $ 2.610 m.
Project estimated cost: $ 1.200 m.
Project location: Basra Province.
Designed capacity: 3 Million passenger/ year
5 million tons of goods/ year
Project axis length: 173 km twoway line
Designed speed: 250 km/h for passengers using electric trains.
140 km/h for goods using electric trains.
Axle load: 25 tons.

  1. (Kut- Ba’quba) Railway

Project total cost including land Acquisition: $ 3750 m.
Project estimated cost: $ 1200 m.
Project location: Basra Province.
Designed capacity: 6 Million passenger/ year
20 million tons of goods/ year
Project axis length: 250 km oneway line
Designed speed: 250 km/h for passengers using electric trains.
140 km/h for goods using electric trains.
Axle load: 25 tons.

  1. (Basra- Fao) Railway

Project type: New
Project total cost including land Acquisition: $ 1,709 m.
Project estimated cost: $ 1200 m.
Project location: Basra Province.
Designed capacity: 1 Million passenger/ year
70 million tons of goods/ year
Project axis length: 110 km oneway line
Designed speed: 140 km/h for passengers using electric trains.
100 km/h for goods using electric trains.
Axle load: 25 tons.
Project Supplementary Facilities: stations, bridges, archways, repair workshops, sign and communication systems, houses for the workers.

  • (Basra- Shalamjah) Railway

Project type: New
Project total cost including land Acquisition: $ 250 m.
Project estimated cost: $ 250 m.
Project location: The rail line passing through Basra Province.
Designed capacity: 1 Million passenger/ year
10 million tons of goods/ year
Project axis length: 35 km oneway line
Designed speed: 120 km/h for passengers using electric trains.
80 km/h for goods using electric trains
Axle load: 25 tons.
Project Supplementary Facilities: stations, bridges, archways, repair workshops, sign and communication systems, houses for the workers.

Ports

  1. Major Port of Fao

Project type: New
Project cost: $ 6 b.
Project location: Basra
Designed capacity:
1st stage 2018: containers: 24 million ton/ year, sporadic items: 24 million ton/ year.
2nd stage 2028: containers: 40 million ton/ year, sporadic items: 32 million ton/ year.
3rd stage 2038: containers: 70 million ton/ year, sporadic items: 44 million ton/ year.
First: The project consists of:

  • 8 km Eastern Wave brakes.
  • 15 km western Wave brakes.
  • Tow lines of Container berths, each of it is 3.5 km long, which is equals to 12 berths for each line, which is a total of 24 container berths with yards for container storage.
  • Berths for sporadic goods (grains, cement, etc.) of 3.5 km with the conveyor belts, which equals 13 berths.
  • berths for oil derivatives export and import (located out of the port basin)
  • Road and railway lines net.
  • Spaces for buildings and yards for trailer parking (almost 4 sq km).
  • 30 km navigation canal and 17m depth.
  • 5 km berths for various goods, (Equals 22 berths).
  • Space for the industrial area (almost 8.5 sq km).
  • Depthswithinthe harborbasinvary between15-17m.

Second: the new port’s requirements have been specified which includes the number and the dimensions of the required berths and spaces for container and sporadic items (wheat and others) depending on the expected volume of goods handled for the next thirty years to meet the local needs.

 

  1. Establishment of 13 multi-purpose berths at Um Qasir port

Project type: New
Project cost: $ 500 m.
Project location: Basra (River 1, opposite to the berths of Um Qasir port).
Designed capacity: 3.750.000 ton/ year.
This project is a complementary part to the current existed ports at Um Qasir. It aims to increase the capacity of goods charging and discharging at the port by establishing (13) multi-purpose container berths, in addition to its attachments, equipments, services, service buildings, shelters, pullers, railways, internal roads, some container berths , and designated berths on a plot of 151773 sq m. at the location of river (1) opposite to the berths of Um Qasir port.
 

  1. Establishment of 13 multi-purpose berths at Khur Al-Zubair port

Project type: New
Project cost: $ 500 m.
Project location: Basra (Southward of the berths of Khur Al-Zubair port).
Designed capacity: 4.250.000 ton/ year.

Since the berths capacities at the ports are limited, a suggestion was presented to establish a new separated concrete berths depending on steel pipe prop; four with the buildings and services for containers.

The project includes establishing of (13) multi-purpose container berths with all their requirements on a plot of 150.740 sq m. southward of the berths of Khur Al-Zubair port to increase handling capacity of the berths as their current capacity is (4) million ton/ year. The establishment of these berths shall increase the capacity of the port.

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Industry and Minerals sector

No Project State Company Project type Estimated cost capacity Location (Province)
1 Abu Al-Khaseeb Fertilizer Factory Sothern State Company for Fertilizer Manufacture New Establishment $ 500 m. 2.100 Ton/ Day Basrah
2 Factories of State Company for Petrochemical Manufacturing State Company for Petrochemical Industries New Establishment $ 2 b. 1 million Ton/ year Basrah
3 Vertical Soledad Pipe Factory State Company for Iron and Steel New Establishment $ 300 m. 350.000 Ton/ year Basra
4 Nitrogen and Ammonia Fertilizer Factory Sothern State Company for Fertilizer Manufacturing New Establishment $ 900 m. 1 Million Ton/ year Basra

 

Investment Opportunities Announced by the Province in the Industrial Sector

No Project Location Project Assigned Plot Province
1. Industrial City Zubair Town/ Part of the plot 32 meem 43 Northern Arkli 880 Dunam Basrah
2. Industrial City Zubair Town/ 7/ 1 meem 56, Southern Arkli 600 out of 2.000 Dunam Basra
3. Establishment of Tomato paste Factory Safwan/ Part of the plot 10/4 meem 6 Southern Mouaylihat 12 Dunam Basra
4. Dates production Plot 218/32/meem 7/Nahar Khoz 1,170 sq.m Basra
5. Industrial Zone Plot 91/meem 17/Hadamah 3,500 Dunam Basra
6. Industrial Zone 2/1/meem 62/Al-Sabakh Lands Basra

 

Tourism Sector

No Project Location Allocated Land Province
1 Marbid Novotel Hotel Basrah Center / Mannawi Pasha 7 Dunam Basra
2 Entertainment City 76/40 Centre of Province 4 Dunam Basra
3 Entertainment land and water city Plot 849/Centre of Province 10 Dunam Basra
4 Hotel and Entertainment City Plot 3/828/Al-Qiblah District/ Centre of Province 7 Dunam Basra
5 Zoo Park Plot 2087/298/Jimhouriah District/Zubair Town 3 Dunam Basra
6 Entertainment City Plot 2087/219/Jimhouriah District/Zubair Town 2 Dunam Basra
7 An Integrated Sport City Plot 1815/532/Zubair Town 4 Dunam Basra
8 Entertainment City Plot 56/Safwan Quarter/Zubair Town 10 Dunam Basra
9 Entertainment City Plot 2/3368/Fao Town 35 Dunam Basra
10 Entertainment City Plot 2/3953/6/Fao Town 17 Dunam Basra
11 Entertainment City Plot 53/2/Seebah District/Fao Town 4 Dunam Basra
12 Entertainment City Plot 3958/2/meem 6/ Fao Town 17 Dunam Basra
13 Entertainment City Plot 5235/231/Al-Pasha River/Qurna Town 900 Dunam Basra
14 Entertainment City Plot 231/2105/Al-Pasha River/Qurna Town 41 Dunam Basra

 

Agricultural Sector

None

Education Sector

No Project Location Allocated Land Province
1 Establishment of Private University Basra Centre//6/828/Qiblah 16 Dunam Basra

 

Services Sector

No. Project Location allocated Land Area Province
1. Commercial Complex Plot 24,25/52/Basrah Center/ Gazara 1 Dunam Basra
2. Establishment of Modern Commercial Center Plot 150/149/86/Al-Ribatt Al-Kabeer District/Basrah Center 1500 sq.m Basra
3. Commercial complex Plot 137/3198/ Al-Ribatt Al-Kabeer District/Basrah Center 2229 sq.m Basra
4. Commercial Complex Plot 4/83/Al-Khidhur Town/Basra Centre 840 sq.m Basra
5. Commercial complex Plot 948/2/Al-Kut Al-Hajaj District/ Basra Centre 1600 sq m. Basra
6. Commercial complex Plot 136/Al-Ribatt Al-Saghir District-Basra Centre 4 Dunam Basra
7. Commercial complex Plot 37/690/Al-Qiblah District/ Basra Centre 5 Dunam Basra
8. Commercial complex Plot 6/1786/Maqam Ali District/ Basra Centre 1862 sq.m Basra
9. Commercial complex Plot 15/278/ Al-Ribatt Al-Saghir District-Basra Centre 1212 sq.m Basra
10. Commercial complex Plot 2/595/Kut Al-Hajaj District/ Basra Centre 1 Dunam Basra
11. Commercial complex Plot 2087/294 Al-Jumhouriah/Al-Zubair Town 2208 sq.m Basra
12. Commercial complex Plot 2087/292 Al-Jumhouriah/Al-Zubair Town 1240 sq.m Basra
13. Commercial complex Plot 3/3865/6/Fao Twon 23 Dunam Basra
14. Commercial complex Plot 59/16 Shatt Al-Arab Town 912 sq.m Basra
15. Commercial complex Plot 3/1766/64 Hour Saad 600 sq.m Basra
16. Commercial complex Plot 3/1768/64 Hour Saad 600 sq.m Basra
17. Commercial complex Plot 3/1769/64 Hour Saad 600 sq.m Basra

Youth and Sport Sector

None

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