Deputy Speaker of Parliament Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah: The rational Religious reference has a great role in stabilizing society and guiding towards reform and rejecting extremism 

The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today Thursday 02/10/2022 the representative of the religious reference, His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi (may his shadow last) in Najaf, Sheikh Maytham al-Akaishi.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Sheikh offered congratulations and blessings on the occasion of His Sovereignty assuming his duties in the Presidium of the Council, Topics and issues of common interest were discussed, the most important of which is strengthening the role of state institutions and supporting endeavors and efforts to ensure security and stability and to provide services to citizens throughout the country.

In the context of his speech, the Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed that “the rational religious reference has a great role in stabilizing society, guiding towards reform, rejecting extremism, and consolidating the concepts of forgiveness, brotherhood and peaceful coexistence among all components of the people”, His Sovereignty added that the religious reference in Iraq has a special standing and enjoys popular support, due to its national and humanitarian stances towards issues and events on the Iraqi arena.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Thursday 10 February 2022