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Baghdad to Open for Tourism

Dr. Achmed Ridan, Iraqi national investment commission chairman, Humoud Yakobi, Iraq ministry of state tourism and antique affairs chairman and Nasr Ganam, general manager of tourism, deliver a press brief in Baghdad's international zone, Sept. 19, 2008, in an effort to attract potential investors for the Jazirat A'aras island resort.

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This work, Baghdad to Open for Tourism, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.19.2008

Date Posted:09.26.2008 08:04

Photo ID:118239


Size:1.33 MB

Location:BAGHDAD, IQGlobe

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