Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah offers condolences to the literary and cultural community on the death of the well-known Iraqi poet Muthaffar al-Nawab, considering his passing a significant loss

In a condolence statement issued by his media office, the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, condoled the well-known Iraqi poet Muthaffar al-Nawab, who passed away today, Friday 20/5/2022 at Sharjah Teaching Hospital in the United Arab Emirates, expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Literary and cultural media for the departure of this literary stature.

The council’s deputy speaker stated, “We consider the departure of Muthaffar al-Nawab a significant loss, and he was known for his firm stances and commitment to national issues. He was a defender of freedom as the supreme value in life and one of the first poets who presented many poetic and literary productions, mercy and satisfaction to the soul of the deceased, asking God Almighty to cover him with his vast mercy and dwell in his vast gardens and inspire his family, relatives, and lovers with beautiful patience and solace.
We belong to Allah and to Him, we shall return.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Friday 20 May 2022