Al-Haddad warns of a health disaster due to the increasing number of infections and deaths due to the Corona pandemic and calls on the media and religious scholars to spread awareness of citizens, the need to take vaccinations and adhere to preventive measures.

The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad, warned of a health disaster, loss of control, and the spread of the epidemic due to the dangerous increase in the number of daily infections and deaths of the Coronavirus pandemic across the country, His Eminence called on government health institutions and the supporting authorities to cooperate and quickly implement the decisions of the Supreme Committee for National Health and Safety, and the recommendations of the Parliamentary Crisis Cell, while stressing the need to provide health equipment, oxygen and treatments, prepare quarantine and isolation centers and implement safety measures to preserve the lives of citizens to prevent fire accidents.

In this issued statement, Al-Haddad called on the media from satellite channels, local radio stations, and religious scholars to the importance of spreading health awareness through cultural and scientific programs and Friday pulpits, and to call on citizens to take vaccinations to avoid disaster and the epidemic, and to fully abide by strict preventive measures and social distancing and non-mixing during this period. Especially until this difficult and critical ordeal is over.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Friday 30 July 2021