US awards $500,000 grant for preservation of Badinan Gate in Amedi

The US State Department has awarded 500,000 $ grant for the preservation of the Badinan Gate in Amedi, the US Consulate General in Erbil announced on Friday.


The US Consulate General said in a statement that during his visit to Amedi town, 73 km northeast of Duhok, US Consul-General in Erbil, Rob Waller, announced that the U.S. Department of State has awarded a $500,000 grant to preserve and protect Badinan Gate. 


Adding that "the U.S. government is determined to help the IKR preserve and restore its remarkable cultural heritage, and is thrilled to work with our Kurdish friends to achieve that goal."


"We hope this grant will be a new bridge to further strengthen the ties between the American people and the people ...
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