Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, called on religious institutions to take their roles in supporting the national acquisitions of Iraqi people, stressed the importance of integration with the religious authority in Najaf, urged religious institutions to adopt clear and transparent mechanisms is selecting heads of institutions so they are approved and supported by all to be able to practice their work and prevent division of masses.

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This took place during his eminence meeting with the delegation of the Sunni Jurisprudence Assembly in his office in Baghdad Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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His eminence affirmed that the military page against terrorism has mostly ended, indicated that it is time of intellectual and religious action, a task that is not only related to governmental procedures. It is the responsibility of state and community especially religious institutions. The preachers are to urge people to unity and learn from the consequences of the previous phase that had harmed everyone as well as the importance of political victory over differences.

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His eminence pointed to everyone’s complaint from foreign interventions in Iraq, the national settlement is a wall to interventions, because it will produce an Iraqi national project that prominently sees Iraqi interest, noted the importance of assurances and concessions and mutual guarantees for the success of the settlement. His eminence affirmed that conferences in Iraq are welcomed, and it is important that it include everyone in order to avoid disturbing the political scene as Iraq is in a difficult phase where victory over a Daesh is still in its early days and needs calmness so that Iraq can build new victories on service, social and economic aspects. His eminence stressed spreading calmness in liberated cities and solving social problems in a way that preserve order.