New Eiffel Tower in Iraqi city
Baghdad, April 7, 2014
A three-storey building designed on model of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris will be built by a French firm in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah city, a report quoting Iraqi news agency said.
The building will be constructed for cultural and tourism purposes in Sulaymaniyah, the second largest city in the northern Kurdistan governorate, Yousuf Yassin, director of Sulaymaniyah municipality, was quoted as saying by the report published in the Emirates 24/7.
"This French investor presented the Eiffel project to Sulaymaniyah municipality, which approved the project...it will have the same design as Eiffel Tower in Paris and will be equipped with laser lights showing the flags of Kurdistan and France," he added.