On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, with his pure family and his companions, the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad, offered his deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the Islamic nation and the Iraqi people, with all its components and spectrums, adding: “The revival of the forty-year ceremonies has a great impact on the hearts of Muslims in Iraq and the world, And with it, a revolution against corruption, supporting the oppressed, and adopting the reform for which Imam Hussain came out with his family, companions, and believers in his eternal cause will be renewed.
In a statement of condolence, the Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed the need for national solidarity between the political forces and partners in the homeland, and the importance of consolidating national cohesion among all components of the people. Al-Haddad praised the efforts of the security forces and service departments in the procedures for securing visitation ceremonies in various governorates to the holy Karbala, and providing services and safe atmosphere for visitors. His Eminence called on all citizens of the necessity of broad participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections for the success of the democratic process, the selection of the people’s representatives through the ballot boxes in transparency way, and the expression of voters will freely.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Monday 27 September 2021