Biggest Middle East sports city to be constructed in Erbil21/06/2012 11:15
ERBIL, June 21 (AKnews)- A sports city in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region, will be constructed soon. It will be the largest city across the Middle East in terms of its facilities, according to the Stadium website.
The website citing some informed sources said that the city will comprise four stadiums; only one has the capacity of seating 100,000 spectators and the others only 50,000.
The city will also include exercise stadiums, sports centers, hotels and pools.
The project will be put to tender in the coming few months and should be completed within two years.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has sanctioned the project submitted by Kurdistan Olympics Committee, according to the source.
By Mohammed Abdul-Rahman