Head of the Reform and Reconstruction Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, in the official ceremony marking the Martyrdom of the Great Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim (sanctify his soul) Saturday 9/3/2019, identified seven priorities for the current phase: agreeing on a unified vision of a strategy to define the compass of the country; and the challenge of effective response to the demands of the people and, to a large extent, employment opportunities and services; and the challenge civil peace and social harmony, plus the challenge of state building and sustainable stability, and the challenge of independence and sovereignty; In light of the fierce conflict taking place in the region and the world, while the last priority is protection of democracy, in addition to his call to political powers to complete the national project and spread the project nationwide, and warned people accountability for those who fail in performing his duty, disregarding pressure and immediate and narrow interests.
His eminence stated “ We are in front of an urgent need to agree on a unified comprehensive national strategy, what we are going through the crises and issues and gaps is the result of different visions and dispersal of projects and the absence of priorities and the lack of determining the state standards and guidelines in national and foreign policies ", noted that the standards must not be affected or disagreed upon, while the political and electoral competition is on the variables, mechanisms and procedures, and included the unity of Iraq, the sanctity of Iraqi blood, citizenship, law, sovereignty, service, freedoms, integrity, national identity and other standards, the standards that must not be affected or subjected to disagreement, and redlines that cannot be bypassed. And called upon ideologists, cultural, political and community leaders, religious institutions, non-governmental organizations and activists for a broad participation in formulating the agreed strategy.
Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim stressed the importance of active respond to the demands of the people and particularly the employment and services, pointed out the need to adopt and the direction towards creative solutions rather than the traditional methods of gradual solutions to achieve the desired changes with the logic of multiplication not addition, and to take advantage of the available potentials and eliminate what impede contribution of the Iraqi capital and foreign in the process of construction, development and provision of employment, and added "There is no sense in the existence of opportunities and potentials if not transformed into privileges felt or touched or benefited by the simple Iraqi citizen away from the scourge of corruption and disparity in income that has produced few beneficiaries comparing to the general population living in suffering."
His eminence stressed the need to end all manifestations that contradict the prestige of the state and activities of state’s institutions. "We must have the courage to do it, there is no non-state weapons, no military or security roles outside the state institutions, no bureaucracy that provides an incubating environment for corruption, wasting public funds, and no positions managed based on affiliations, and no exclusion of national competencies that are capable of achieving accomplishment” and stressed on sustainable stability, “Daesh and others alike it, still exist through ideology and agendas and active sleeper-cells”, indicated the need to support security institutions of all types and roles to carry out its tasks in the elimination of what remains of terrorist organizations, stressed on not allowing any breaches that bring Iraq back to instability and threatening the national security, and considered the recent violations indications that should be noted, prepare for, and provided by support to security in order to address these breaches and its intended goal.
His eminence stressed on that Iraq should play the role of peacemaker in the region and should be the center of stability in the east ...