Iraq seeks $100 billion from donors for post-ISIL reconstruction | Iraq News | Al Jazeera

Iraq seeks $100 billion from donors for post-ISIL reconstruction

Iraq seeks around $100 billion in foreign investment in transport, energy and agriculture as part of a plan to rebuild parts of the country and revive the economy after a three-year war on ISIL.

    Iraq is hoping to raise billions of dollars at a donor conference starting on Monday in Kuwait - to finance the reconstruction after its campaign against ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS).

    It is estimated that $100bn is needed for the reconstruction.

    Large parts of Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, are still in ruins, more than six months after it was retaken by the government.

    Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan reports from Kuwait.


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