Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, described losing Mr. Nawshirwan Mustafa chief the Change Bloc ((Gorran)) a loss of a significant leader and a faithful son of Iraq, urging the Change Bloc to compensate this great loss by selecting a new leader that holds the flag of the movement and continue the same approach practiced by the late, calling the movement members to create a motivations from this loss to solve the issues between the Kurdistan region and Baghdad and to sit on one dialogue table and fold a new page.

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His eminence during his participation in Mr. Nawshirwan Mustafa funeral Saturday 13/5/2017, praised the roles of the late in countering dictatorship and victor the rights of the oppressed Iraqi people, indicating that the leader that passes away leaves supporters and followers behind, capable youth who can lead and build, the leader may be not present physically but his thoughts remains alive. His eminence prayed Almighty Allah to grant the late mercy and his family patience and solace.

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Mr. Nawshirwan Mustafa passed away Friday 19/5/2017 at the age of 73 after a treatment travel in London