" Çalık Holding's foundation was laid by Mr. Ahmet Çalık in 1981, a member of Çalık Family whose commercial activities date back to 1930s. Today, Group employs more than 20,000 people by virtue of its business enterprises in 15 countries within the sectors of energy, telecom, textile, construction, finance, media, and mining. Çalık Holding, operating in a region extending from Central Asia to North Africa and from Middle East to the Balkans, has approximately 3 billion USD annual turnover. The Group's, consolidated asset size is approximately 6.5 billion USD and is currently working on 20 Billion USD worth project portfolio. "
Iraq said Saturday that six international companies have submitted bids to build a 1,500-megawatt power plant in the central Iraqi province of Anbar.