There no doubt towards the role of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in fending off danger in Iraq and the region by coordinating and integration of roles with the remaining security forces, tribes and Peshmerga to stop big ground gains of ISIS in Iraq during the past time, and in order to manifest the role of PMF Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakim demanded the ambassadors who operate in Iraq to be more accurate, mindful, realistic and objective in assessing the facts on ground, and his eminence explained: “ The ambassador who loses the people’s trust in the country that he is delegated for will be unable to succeed in his mission and becomes a one of the sides rather being and ambassador, and then becoming tension and crisis factor instead of being a factor of pacification”, asking the welcomed ambassadors to objectively study reality taking into account their specific role for the success of their mission.\r\n
His eminence in the Cultural gathering on January 27, 2016, Wednesday at Baghdad office, set forth that the ambassador’s role when practiced should work converging views and considerate the delicate situations in the countries they are operating in, affirming that Iraq is striving to construct relations with neighboring countries basing on mutual respect, non-intervention and understanding the reality of the countries, hoping the contribution of Arab brothers in performing as an active supportive factor to the unity of Iraqi people and assist them in encountering the challenges the Iraqi people are facing, and not fall for the media misinformation and politics misleading, explaining that PMF, Iraqi security forces, tribes and Peshmerga were and remain the impervious obturation against deluges of terrorism, hate and Takfiri ideology at a time when the world was astonished of terrorism cross border expanding, pointing to the expanding efforts of terrorism in spite of the international opposition which show the importance of PMF role liberating a number of areas that were under ISIS control, describing PMF role as pivotal.\r\n
In respect of the ministerial amendment and issues regarding ministerial limbering or replacing ministers that was lately largely covered by media and social networks, Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakim advised to be thorough when passing information and not set for passing rumors and political and governmental disorder, reaffirming that all are under assessment until reaching the best ministerial performance, indicating that Shahid AL-Mihrab (martyr of the niche) movement had put a number of specifications for any potential mistrial amendment per scientific and professional assessment and clear acceptable justifications for each decision away from disposition, personalization and improvisation, noting that time is not an ally considering that there are a lot of indecisive important decisions, dilatory procedures and hesitation which are the dominant characteristic of the government performance, expressing regrets to see coordination and building active and actual work teams not reaching the acceptable level comparing to the big challenges we are facing.\r\n
His eminence called to conduct more realistic actions combined with setting priorities and move from theory to actual practical steps, indicating the importance of discussing the theory for vision creation, but it is not sufficient in the line of the enormous challenges, urging the governmental staff to be more practical and attentive to time value and more able to convince the Iraqi people of the steps taken, noting to the necessity of reminding the government of its performance self-quote “ We will prompt the government of its performance at any chance with constantly encouraging it to take practical decisions and achievements “.\r\n
In respect of finance, his eminence repeated his opinion regarding the financial and economic situation in Iraq stating Iraq undergo lack of financial liquidity, but not a bankrupted country, and Iraqi needs active financial management to create proper means in order to overcome this crisis, adding to that more awareness from our people to understand and support the proper required steps towards economic reformation”, indicating that excess liquidity was a cover for poor management which was unrevealed under the current economic challenges, calling the government to take rapid and deep resolutions and not desultory solutions.\r\n
The most important regional events was lifting the economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran after closing debates of the unassailability of Iran nuclear program, Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakim congratulated the Islamic Republic of Iran for sanctions lifting considering it and important motion contributing in security settlement, describing the Islamic Republic of Iran as regionally and internationally great, significant and affecting country, wishing the Islamic Republic of Iran and its people more prosperity, development and peace.Consequently, his eminence asked Iraqi official to interact with this big improvement (lifting sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran) and to invest the geographical location and long adjacent borders with Iraq and to increase economic and trade relations and affairs between the two countries, motivating to create mutual investment opportunities citing the need of this relation by stating:” If the remote world’s countries are strongly working to reach out economic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq is more entitled to have a part in this outreach” and for the economic position of Iraq comes the importance of this step.