UAE to renovate drug rehab center in the Kurdistan Region

ERBIL, August 2 – Erbil’s Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs said on Tuesday that the United Arab Emirates has expressed willingness to renovate a drug rehabilitation center in the Kurdistan region.

Ministry officials met with representatives from the UAE consulate general to discuss collaboration on the project.

“The building is scheduled to be visited next week to demonstrate the need for renovation and equipment,” said Zakia Salih, the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

The center’s opening will help drug addicts to reintegrate into their families and society, Salih added.