On Thursday 26th of January, 2012. Sayeed Amar al-Hakeem, the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, met Professor Muhammad Qirmiz, the chairman of the Turkish Scholars’ Council, during his current visit to Turkey.
Qirmiz praised the role of al-Hakeem and his several activities in unifying various visions among the Iraqi parties unify the Iraqis, Indicating that the Iraqis were under a difficult test during the injustice years of Sadam’s regime, then the occupation after the fall of the dictatorship regime, expressing his confidence with the Iraqi religious authorities, scholars and politicians in taking Iraq and its people to the safe zone.
“Al-Hakeem’s visit, will serve the interest of both Iraqi and Turkish people” Qirmizi added.
In addition, Sayeed Amar al-Hakeem, stressed that there is no difference among the different Muslim sects, but there are those who did not want the good of Muslims to be separated, so they use this bad paper to separate the Muslims of each other at the bases of nationality or religion.
His Eminence considered that the biggest role is on the Scholars in killing rumors against Islam and unify the attitudes to serve the Muslim nation, referring to the role of the Iraqi religious authority and Muslim Scholars in killing the bad of the sectarian event and spreading the culture of accepting the others in Iraq.
Al-Hakeem emphasized that the Islamic societies energies can turn this nation in to the best nation as Allah wanted it to be if these energies used properly, noting that Iraq is a country of multiple nationalities, religions and sects, and this diversity and plurality can be a source of strength and power.
“Iraq in its long history has never witnessed any sectarian strife” al-Hakeem said “but there were governments ruled Iraq in which treated some sects badly than the others “