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Iraq seeks USD 88.2 bln for reconstruction: minister

AFP  |  Kuwait City 

needs USD 88.2 billion to rebuild after three years of war against the Islamic State group, Planning said today at an international conference on the country's reconstruction in

The estimate was based on an assessment study by Iraqi and international experts, the told the opening session of the three-day conference.

Qusai Abdelfattah, at the planning ministry, said USD 22 billion of those funds were needed immediately and the rest for the medium term.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 14:10 IST