Start of Ig prison construction this year

Ljubljana, 1 April - Construction of a new prison for women in Ig on the outskirts of Ljubljana is expected to start this year and be completed in 2025. It is estimated to cost EUR 43 million, the Justice Ministry said in a release after Minister Marjan Dikaučič visited Ig prison as part of Friday's government visit to southern Central Slovenia.

Ig near Ljubljana
Ig Prison, the only penal facility for women in Slovenia.
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