Baghdad Set to Have Cinema Production City
Iraqi authorities have given the green light for the construction of the country's first cinema production city in Baghdad, the weekly Nabd Al Shabab reported.
The Baghdad municipality has offered a 40-hectare (100-acre) lot of land in the Rashidiya region in the north of the capital for the project, the paper said.
An official at the Iraqi department of cinema and theater said a plan of action was already underway for the launch of the first phase of the project, which stipulates the construction of a production studio.
The paper did not specify the cost of the project -- AFP
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